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Adjective: humdrum  'húm,drúm
  1. Not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    - commonplace, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous [Brit, non-standard], mundane
     
  2. Tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
    "a humdrum existence; all work and no play";
    - monotonous
Noun: humdrum  'húm,drúm
  1. The quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    "he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners";
    - monotony, sameness

Derived forms: humdrums

See also: dull, hebetudinous, unexciting

Type of: unvariedness

Encyclopedia: Humdrum