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 for humdrum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Humdrum \Hum"drum`\, a.
     Monotonous; dull; commonplace. "A humdrum crone." --Bryant.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Humdrum \Hum"drum`\, n.
     1. A dull fellow; a bore. --B. Jonson.
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     2. Monotonous and tedious routine.
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              Dissatisfied with humdrum.            --The Nation.
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     3. A low cart with three wheels, drawn by one horse. Humect

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  humdrum
      adj 1: not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an
             unglamorous job greasing engines" [syn: commonplace,
             humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous]
      2: tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; "a humdrum
         existence; all work and no play"; "nothing is so monotonous
         as the sea" [syn: humdrum, monotonous]
      n 1: 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" [syn: monotony, humdrum, sameness]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  122 Moby Thesaurus words for "humdrum":
     alliterating, alliteration, alliterative, assonance, assonant,
     banal, banausic, belabored, blah, bore, boring, broken record,
     broken-record, buttonholer, chanting, chime, chiming,
     cliche-ridden, common, commonplace, crashing bore, dim, dingdong,
     drab, drag, drearisome, dreary, drip, drone, dry, dryasdust, dull,
     dusty, everlasting, flat, flat tire, frightful bore, gray, harping,
     headache, insipid, invariability, invariable, irk, irksomeness,
     jejune, jingle, jingle-jangle, jog-trot, labored, long-winded,
     matter-of-fact, monotone, monotonous, monotonousness, monotony,
     mundane, near rhyme, nuisance, ordinary, pedestrian, pest, pill,
     pitter-patter, plain, plodding, poetryless, prolix, prosaic,
     proser, prosing, prosy, repeated sounds, repetitious,
     repetitiousness, repetitive, repetitiveness, rhyme, rhymed,
     rhyming, routine, same, sameliness, samely, sameness, singsong,
     slant rhyme, stale repetition, stodgy, tedious, tedium,
     the beaten track, the daily round, the round, the squirrel cage,
     the treadmill, the weary round, tiresome, treadmill, trot,
     twaddler, unchanging, undeviation, undiversified, unembellished,
     uneventful, unexciting, unidealistic, unimaginative, unimpassioned,
     uninteresting, unnecessary repetition, unpoetic, unrelieved,
     unromantic, unvariation, unvaried, unvarying, vapid, wearisome,
     wearisome sameness, wet blanket
  
  

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