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Even the humdrum corners of capitalism are spawning intergenerational windfalls.

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.

On paper, the basic announcement may look humdrum to savvy modern-gaming fans.

Narrator Jasmin Richardson improves on humdrum product descriptions by ad libbing jokes and inserting wry observations throughout the almost four-hour audio track.

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But for some teens ISIS seems to symbolize power and purpose, a great drama promising deliverance from the humdrum.

Most stars in the Milky Way have humdrum lives, tracing slow predictable orbits around the galactic center.

Three things stand out in this simultaneously remarkable and humdrum bit of film.

After all, who would want to watch a show about the humdrum life of a high school chemistry teacher with decent health insurance?

It requires months—years, even—of archival research and humdrum detective work.

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.

In this humdrum place, that is so cool and quiet, and to me so congenial, there is but one interesting walk.

The winter became severe and stormy, confining us much to the house, and obliging us to lead very humdrum sort of lives.

The sameness, the humdrum tediousness of the everyday life drives them to the city.

Byrons life at Pisa, as afterwards at Genoa, was what most people would call a humdrum, dull existence.


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On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to humdrum, such as: drab, dreary, everyday, monotonous, mundane, and plodding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.