# monotonic

[mon-uh-ton-ik]

- of, relating to, or uttered in a monotone: a monotonic delivery of a lecture.
- Mathematics.
- (of a function or of a particular set of values of a function) increasing or decreasing.
- (of an ordered system of sets) consisting of sets such that each set contains the preceding set or such that each set is contained in the preceding set.

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## Origin of monotonic^{}

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#### They were attractive enough, but the monotonic fatkins devotion to sybartism was so tiresome.

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