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Monotone

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Noun

1. drone, droning, monotone

an unchanging intonation

2. monotone

a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

Adjective

3. monotone, monotonic

of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value

4. flat, monotone, monotonic, monotonous

sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch

Example Sentences:
'the owl's faint monotonous hooting'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Monotone

see synonyms of monotone
noun
1. 
a single unvaried pitch level in speech, sound, etc
2. 
utterance, etc, without change of pitch
3. 
lack of variety in style, expression. etc
adjective
4. 
unvarying or monotonous
5. Also: monotonic (ˌmɒnəˈtɒnɪk ) mathematics
(of a sequence or function) consistently increasing or decreasing in value

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Monotone

see synonyms of monotone
noun
1. 
uninterrupted repetition of the same tone; utterance of successive syllables or words without change of pitch or key
2. 
monotony or sameness of tone, style, manner, color, etc.
3. 
a single, unchanging musical tone
4. 
recitation, chanting, or singing in such a tone
5. 
a person who can sing only in such a tone
adjective
6. 
monotonous

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Monotone

see synonyms of monotone
n.
1. A succession of sounds or words uttered in a single tone of voice.
2. Music
a. A single tone repeated with different words or time values, especially in a rendering of a liturgical text.
b. A chant in a single tone.
3. Sameness or dull repetition in sound, style, manner, or color.
adj.
1. Characterized by or uttered in a monotone: a monotone recitation of names.
2. Of or having a single color: a cat with a monotone coat.
3. also mon·o·ton·ic (mŏnə-tŏnĭk) Mathematics Designating sequences, the successive members of which either consistently increase or decrease but do not oscillate in relative value. Each member of a monotone increasing sequence is greater than or equal to the preceding member; each member of a monotone decreasing sequence is less than or equal to the preceding member.

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