[ mon-uh-ton-ik ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈtɒn ɪk /
of, relating to, or uttered in a monotone: a monotonic delivery of a lecture.
- (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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OTHER WORDS FROM monotonicmon·o·ton·i·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH monotonicmonotonic , monotonous
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Before Dookie, guitar rock meant grunge: heavy, monotonic, humorless, and bleak.How Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ Defined the 1990s and Changed Music Forever|Andrew Romano|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were attractive enough, but the monotonic fatkins devotion to sybartism was so tiresome.Makers|Cory Doctorow