HUMDRUM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HUMDRUM
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 a.  lacking variety or excitement; monotonous
Classic Sentence:
1  Before that time, she knew, a hundred generations of Carols will aspire and go down in tragedy devoid of palls and solemn chanting, the humdrum inevitable tragedy of struggle against inertia.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
2  For two summers I lived in this little world; it was dull and humdrum.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IV
Example Sentence:
1  After his years of adventure, he could not settle down to a humdrum existence.
2  The news media is also more likely to gravitate to stories about horrific atrocities or dramatic triumphs over adversity than humdrum tales of a soldier returning home, getting a job and starting a family.
3  We lead such a humdrum life/existence.