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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Unvarying, as in quality or character; monotonous.

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  • adjective idiomatic Having only one opinion, outlook, tone, etc., especially as expressed repetitively; without variety or range.

Etymologies

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An allusion to the monotony of a single musical note played or sung repeatedly.

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