Before Dookie, guitar rock meant grunge: heavy, monotonic, humorless, and bleak.
They were attractive enough, but the monotonic fatkins devotion to sybartism was so tiresome.
In domain theory, a function f : D -> C is monotonic (or monotone) if for all x,y in D, x <= y => f(x) <= f(y). ("<=" is written in LaTeX as \sqsubseteq). (1994-11-24)