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synonyms for humdrum

  • drab
  • dreary
  • everyday
  • monotonous
  • mundane
  • plodding
  • tedious
  • uninteresting
  • blah
  • common
  • commonplace
  • monotone
  • ordinary
  • pedestrian
  • routine
  • treadmill
  • vanilla
  • arid
  • banausic
  • bromidic
  • dim
  • dime a dozen
  • dull
  • garden-variety
  • insipid
  • lifeless
  • prosy
  • repetitious
  • tiresome
  • toneless
  • unvaried
  • wearisome
  • white-bread
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antonyms for humdrum

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  • bright
  • exciting
  • interesting
  • abnormal
  • different
  • exceptional
  • extraordinary
  • infrequent
  • rare
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • busy
  • eventful
  • lively
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How to use humdrum in a sentence

Variants of the original SARS-CoV-2 virus have popped up in different corners of the world and while that might sound a bit scary it’s actually perfectly normal, or even “humdrum” as one Nature study puts it.
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On paper, the basic announcement may look humdrum to savvy modern-gaming fans.
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One must employ one's self in some way, and we live such a humdrum life here that there is chance for very little variety.
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In this humdrum place, that is so cool and quiet, and to me so congenial, there is but one interesting walk.
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The winter became severe and stormy, confining us much to the house, and obliging us to lead very humdrum sort of lives.
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The sameness, the humdrum tediousness of the everyday life drives them to the city.
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Byrons life at Pisa, as afterwards at Genoa, was what most people would call a humdrum, dull existence.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
The remainder will be published in the New York Humdrum; the week after next number of which was issued week before last.
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From the first Borrow had shown a strong distaste for the humdrum routine of school life.
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