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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mo·not·o·ny /məˈnɑtṇi, ˈnɑtni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·not·o·ny n.
 1. A frequent recurrence of the same tone or sound, producing a dull uniformity; absence of variety, as in speaking or singing.
 2. Any irksome sameness, or want of variety.
    At sea, everything that breaks the monotony of the surrounding expanse attracts attention.   --W. Irving.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of wearisome constancy and lack of variety; "he
           had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work";
           "he hated the sameness of the food the college served"
           [syn: sameness]
      2: constancy of tone or pitch or inflection