monotone definition

  • noun:
    • A succession of sounds or words uttered in a single tone of voice.
    • songs A single tone repeated with various words or time values, especially in a rendering of a liturgical text.
    • songs A chant in a single tone.
    • Sameness or lifeless repetition in sound, design, fashion, or color.
    • A single unvaried tone of speech or a sound
    • A single unvaried tone or noise.
    • The utterance of successive syllables, terms, or phrases, on one unvaried crucial or distinct pitch.
    • In rhetoric, a sameness of tone; the utterance of successive syllables at one unvaried pitch, with little to no or no inflection or cadence.
    • Monotony or sameness of design on paper or talking.
    • In songs:
    • one tone, without balance or difference in pitch.
    • Recitation of words this kind of a tone, especially in a church solution, occasionally with harmonic accompaniment with periodic inflections or melodic variants; intoning; chanting.
    • anything spoken or printed in one tone or strain.
    • an individual or uniform tint or shade.
    • an unchanging intonation
    • one tone duplicated with different words or various rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)
  • adjective:
    • Characterized by or uttered in a monotone: a monotone recitation of brands.
    • Of or having just one color: a cat with a monotone coat.
    • Mathematics Designating sequences, the successive people in which either consistently boost or reduce but do not oscillate in relative price. Each person in a monotone increasing series is more than or add up to the preceding member; each person in a monotone decreasing series is less than or add up to the preceding user.
    • having just one unvaried pitch
    • home of a function become both always decreasing or constantly increasing
    • of a sequence or function; regularly increasing and never reducing or consistently reducing and do not increasing in worth
    • sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
  • verb:
    • To talk in a monotone.
  • others:
    • To recite in a single, unvaried tone; intone; chant.

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