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Definitions for (noun) monotone

Main entry: monotone, drone, droning Definition: an unchanging intonation

Main entry: monotone Definition: a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

Definitions for (adjective) monotone

Main entry: monotone, monotonic, monotonous, flat Definition: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch Usage: the owl's faint monotonous hooting

Main entry: monotone, monotonic Definition: of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value