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monotone

mon·o·tone

monotone

 
 
pronunciation:
ma n ton
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: speech or singing with little or no variation in pitch.
Though the topic was interesting, the speaker's monotone put many in the audience to sleep.
synonyms:
cant
similar words:
chant, drone, plainsong, singsong
definition 2: a sound or succession of sounds on a single pitch or frequency without harmonics.
The cellos play a monotone throughout this section.
synonyms:
drone, hum
similar words:
buzz, murmur, purr, sough, thrum
definition 3: an unvaried writing style.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to sounds of a single pitch or frequency.
synonyms:
droning, humming, monotonous
similar words:
buzzing, murmuring, purring, soughing, whirring
definition 2: having only one color.
The hotel room had monotone walls and sparse furnishings.Her monotone paintings are not visually interesting to me.
synonyms:
monochromatic
antonyms:
multicolored
similar words:
solid
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