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Synonyms for humdrum

Synonyms for humdrum

Synonyms for humdrum

the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety

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not challenging

tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

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That sort of aspiration is not much in their way; and it shall be a funny world, the world of their arranging, where the Irrelevant would fantastically step in to take the place of the sober humdrum Imaginative .
It would break the monotony of the humdrum jungle life they led.
The true tale, of course, is something much more humdrum.
I'm perfectly sick of the humdrum life I have been leading the last week, and you do sort of take one back to the Arabian Nights, you know, Reggie.
I have not written to my beloved Amelia for these many weeks past, for what news was there to tell of the sayings and doings at Humdrum Hall, as I have christened it; and what do you care whether the turnip crop is good or bad; whether the fat pig weighed thirteen stone or fourteen; and whether the beasts thrive well upon mangelwurzel?
Why settle down to some humdrum uncongenial billet, when excitement, romance, danger and a decent living were all going begging together?
It was rumoured that he was tired of the humdrum life among the people in our parts, and longing to go back and wander off on the tramp again in the wild places of the East.
or do you mean to be restless, and secretly thirst for change and adventure, in the humdrum atmosphere of Limmeridge House?
Spooky stuff, however, the filmmakers are too ready to accept theories of portals to other dimensions or demonic possession without exploring more humdrum, believable medical theories.
But cloning is now so humdrum that this film isn't about the science involved - which is explained in one brisk little segment.
Humdrum engineer Bruce, played by Nick Frost, is smitten by his new boss Julia (Rashida Jones).
From battling the Taliban in war-torn Afghanistan to the humdrum drudgery of nine-to-five jobs and domesticity - many soldiers find it difficult to make the transition from life in the Forces to the civilian world.
Could it be that the winners are bringing in humdrum projects while the losers are bringing in leading-edge efforts that could "change the world," and that keep running into unanticipated technical problems?
She confidently presented a trio of Broadway-like tunes, but they seemed a little humdrum and out of place.
So the Knicks have returned to another humdrum season in which they're chasing New Jersey for the ``coveted'' Atlantic Division crown and an automatic playoff berth.