Monotony

Mo*not"o*ny

(?), n. [Gr. : cf. F. monotonie. See Monotonius.] 1. A frequent recurrence of the same tone or sound, producing a dull uniformity; absence of variety, as in speaking or singing.
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2. Any irksome sameness, or want of variety.
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At sea, everything that breaks the monotony of the surrounding expanse attracts attention.
W. Irving.
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