monotony etymology

English word monotony comes from Ancient Greek μονοτονία, and later French monotonie (Monotony.)

Detailed word origin of monotony

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
μονοτονία Ancient Greek (grc)
monotonia Late Latin (LL)
monotonie French (fra) Monotony.
monotony English (eng) (mathematics) The property of a monotonic function.. Tedium as a result of repetition or a lack of variety.. The quality of having an unvarying tone or pitch.

Words with the same origin as monotony

Descendants of μονοτονία
monotone positone semipositone