monochromatic

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Etymology[edit]

From mono- +‎ chromatic, mono- from Ancient Greek μόνος (mónos, alone, only, sole, single), chromatic from Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrôma, color).

Adjective[edit]

monochromatic (not comparable)

  1. Having only one color, represented by differing hues and tints. For example shades in a black and white television.
  2. Perceptive of only one color; unable to distinguish colors; total color blindness.
  3. (figuratively) Plain, dull, lifeless.

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