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Monotonous vs. Monotonic

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  • Monotonous (adjective)

    Having an unvarying tone or pitch.

  • Monotonous (adjective)

    Tedious, repetitious or lacking in variety.

  • Monotonic (adjective)

    of or using the Greek system of polytonic system in 1982.

  • Monotonic (adjective)

    said of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its independent variable increases.

  • Monotonic (adjective)

    Uttered in a monotone; monotonous.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Monotonous (adjective)

    Uttered in one unvarying tone; continued with dull uniformity; characterized by monotony; without change or variety; wearisome.

  • Monotonic (adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or uttered in, a monotone; monotonous.

  • Monotonic (adjective)

    Always increasing or always decreasing, as the value of the independent variable increases; - of a function.

Webster Dictionary
  • Monotonous (adjective)

    sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch;

    "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"

  • Monotonous (adjective)

    tediously repetitious or lacking in variety;

    "a humdrum existence; all work and no play"

    "nothing is so monotonous as the sea"

  • Monotonic (adjective)

    of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value

  • Monotonic (adjective)

    sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch;

    "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"

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