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monotony

noun [U] uk   /məˈnɒt.ən.i/  us   /-ˈnɑː.t̬ən-/ (also monotonousness )
a situation in which something stays the same and is therefore boring: The monotony of motorway driving causes many accidents. The routine was the same every day, with nothing to break/relieve the monotony.
Translations of “monotony”
in Korean 단조로움…
in Arabic رَتابة…
in Portuguese monotonia…
in Catalan monotonia…
in Japanese 単調(さ)…
in Italian monotonia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單調乏味, 毫無變化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单调乏味, 毫无变化…
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