English to Zulu Meaning :: humdrum

Humdrum :
humdrum
- humdrum
 

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Noun(1) the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
Adjective(1) not challenging; dull and lacking excitement(2) tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

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(1) Just a humdrum boring evening, she thought and sighed.(2) Superficially, the humdrum of life continues, with routine largely unruffled.(3) This was inevitably followed by a return to the humdrum reality of everyday life.(4) But even before they did, we felt it: the humdrum monotony of the one-day game has grated for a while now.(5) There has been a tendency to see Rome as all pomp and glory but there is the humdrum about it as well.(6) We all know how easily innocence is lost, how simple it is to thoughtlessly embrace cynicism and the humdrum monotony of what we call everyday life.(7) While it lasts it prevents us from making shoes, writing books, from engaging in either the humdrum routine of life or in making crucial decisions.(8) The sitcom frequently rises above the usual humdrum with sharp writing and great character work.(9) It gives such a poignancy to my usually humdrum life.(10) When Canadians are on the road, an astounding 86 per cent choose to listen to music to beat the highway humdrum .(11) What were you reading when I came to take you away from your usually boring, humdrum life for a time?(12) You'd be hard pressed to find a better condensing of urban humdrum in under forty minutes this autumn.(13) His poetry expresses a discontent with orderly lives and humdrum routine, praising spontaneity and emotion.(14) She was eleven years old now, alone in this little village that was surrounded by the humdrum of the daily activities of the city.(15) You'd seen good marriages and bad marriages, but yours wasn't going to be one of those humdrum ones, or tedious ones, or ÔÇÿbadÔÇÖ ones.(16) He could not get up everyday and face the daily humdrum life of a high school English teacher.
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Synonyms
Noun
1. monotony ::
monotony
2. sameness ::
sameness
Adjective
3. mundane ::
ezivamile
4. dull ::
buthuntu
5. dreary ::
dreary
6. boring ::
isidina
7. tedious ::
eyisicefe
8. monotonous ::
okuyisidina
10. prosaic ::
prosaic
11. unexciting ::
unexciting
12. uninteresting ::
ungakujabulisi
13. uneventful ::
uneventful
14. unvaried ::
unvaried
15. repetitive ::
okuphindayo
16. unremarkable ::
zingezona ezibonakalayo
17. routine ::
isimiso
18. ordinary ::
ojwayelekile
19. everyday ::
nsuku zonke
20. day-to-day ::
ngemihla
21. workaday ::
workaday
22. quotidian ::
quotidian
23. run-of-the-mill ::
ukusebenzisa-of-the-isigayo
24. commonplace ::
evamile
26. pedestrian ::
abahamba ngezinyawo
27. plain-vanilla ::
plain-vanilla
28. ho-hum ::
ho-hum
Antonyms
1. absorbing ::
iyavuleka
2. engaging ::
sihehe
3. engrossing ::
ugxile
4. interesting ::
ezithakazelisayo
5. intriguing ::
othakazelisayo
Different Forms
humdrum
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The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3


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