adverb see monotonous

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  • monotonously — adverb a) In a manner that is tedious, repetitious or lacking in variety. She worked monotonously at the assembly line. b) In a droning manner, that does not change pitch. The minister spoke monotonously and his congregation began to doze …   Wiktionary

  • monotonously — monotonous ► ADJECTIVE 1) tedious because repetitious. 2) without variation of tone or pitch. DERIVATIVES monotonously adverb monotony noun …   English terms dictionary

  • monotonously — adverb in a monotonous manner the history of the play throughout the latter part of the eighteenth century is monotonously uneventful • Derived from adjective: ↑monotonous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monotonously — Monotonous Mo*not o*nous, a. [Gr. ?; mo nos alone, single + ? tone. See {Tone}.] Uttered in one unvarying tone; continued with dull uniformity; characterized by monotony; without change or variety; wearisome. {Mo*not o*nous*ly}, adv. {Mo*not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monotonously — See monotonous. * * * …   Universalium

  • monotonously — Synonyms and related words: ad infinitum, again and again, at a stretch, boresomely, boringly, ceaselessly, connectedly, constantly, continually, continuously, cumulatively, cyclically, drearisomely, dully, endlessly, equably, evenly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • monotonously — mÉ™ nÉ‘tnÉ™slɪ / nÉ’t adv. in a monotonous way, tediously, unvaryingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monotonously — mo·not·o·nous·ly …   English syllables

  • monotonously — See: monotonous …   English dictionary

  • monotonously adv — My stereo s half fixed, said Tom monotonously …   English expressions

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