Textual thesaurus for "humdrum"

(adj) monotonous

tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

a humdrum existence; all work and no play; nothing is so monotonous as the sea

(adj) unglamorous, unglamourous, commonplace, prosaic

not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

an unglamorous job greasing engines

(noun) monotony, sameness

the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety

he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work; he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners; he hated the sameness of the food the college served