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tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

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sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

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The stricken woman, on her back, drumming her heels on the floor, was shrieking persistently and monotonously, like a mechanical siren.
The footsteps of the sentinel echoed monotonously as he paced its stone pavement to and fro (reminding Barnaby of the watch he had so lately kept himself); and as he passed and repassed the door, he made the cell for an instant so black by the interposition of his body, that his going away again seemed like the appearance of a new ray of light, and was quite a circumstance to look for.
It had a black canal in it, and a river that ran purple with ill-smelling dye, and vast piles of building full of windows where there was a rattling and a trembling all day long, and where the piston of the steam-engine worked monotonously up and down, like the head of an elephant in a state of melancholy madness.
That exactly in the ratio as they worked long and monotonously, the craving grew within them for some physical relief - some relaxation, encouraging good humour and good spirits, and giving them a vent - some recognized holiday, though it were but for an honest dance to a stirring band of music - some occasional light pie in which even M'Choakumchild had no finger - which craving must and would be satisfied aright, or must and would inevitably go wrong, until the laws of the Creation were repealed?
that it might be better to flow away monotonously, like the river, and to compound for its insensibility to happiness with its insensibility to pain.
Incorporating roller bearings in lieu of a conventional follower, the Sterling magazine is easy to load without a tool and monotonously reliable.
Read some "development" reports and you'll find it is used ubiquitously, monotonously even.
The blame game continues monotonously while the country bleeds senselessly.
Modern mechanical ventilators operating in control mode deliver respiratory rates and tidal volumes in a monotonously regular manner; whereas normal ventilation is characterized by a variable or noisy signal.
The same sub-Saharan Africa that is still dogged by undernourishment is also experiencing a big surge in overweight and obesity especially in young children and women whose lives are becoming increasingly sedentary, and whose diets and those of their families are now monotonously rich in carbohydrates.
Fracking wells, and many of them, will beautify our monotonously green countryside, giving great profits to huge corporations.
The corridors were so packed that it was hard to move and were dark and depressing, water dripping monotonously through the ceiling at one point.
This is even more apparent when such statements, as the ones made by the UN Secretary-General, are accompanied by simultaneous statements by the US State Department, that repeat monotonously that "the island's oil and gas resources, like all of its resources, should be equitably shared between both communities in the context of an overall settlement".
Deformation at which transition of MRF into viscoplastic condition occurs (G' starts to decrease, and G" has a maximum) monotonously increases with growth of the magnetic field induction (from 0.
You can't just focus monotonously on the World Cup, so perhaps Manchester United was a good distraction.