how to pronounce monotony


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the above transcription of monotony is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

monotony is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of monotony in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… grid's monotony and grand squares for …”

meanings of monotony


  1. The property of a monotonic function.
  2. Tedium as a result of repetition or a lack of variety.
  3. The quality of having an unvarying tone or pitch.

monotony frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word monotony occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics monotony can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that monotony can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with monotony


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