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Sample sentences for the GRE study word monotony

monotony can be used as a noun

1.The monotony became unbearable, and as the mist thickened, he felt afraid. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.No, he was simply a way of escape from the insufferable monotony of my life.. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
3.He languishes in an unchanging environment and finds monotony almost unbearable. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
4.Work palls on the Alimentive and monotony on the Thoracic, but leisure is what palls on the Muscular. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
5.The delay was pleasant, with its opportunity for drowsy sunning, its relief from the grimy monotony of travel. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
6.He presented them as tilted, stiff tripods, without either flexibility or subtlety, and with an altogether misleading monotony of effect. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
7.The narrowness, the deadly monotony of it, almost drove me mad." She paused a minute, and added in a different tone "And then I met John Cavendish.. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
8.Now and then I hazarded some remark to break the monotony of the journey, but the colonel answered only in monosyllables, and the conversation soon flagged. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
9.My health forbade me from venturing out unless the weather was exceptionally genial, and I had no friends who would call upon me and break the monotony of my daily existence. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

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