monotonic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Modern Greek μονοτονικός (monotonikós), derived from Ancient Greek μόνος (mónos, single) plus τονικός (tonikós, accented).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

monotonic (not comparable)

  1. of or using the Greek system of diacritics which discards the breathings and employs a single accent to indicate stress.
  2. (mathematics) said of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its independent variable increases.
  3. Uttered in a monotone; monotonous.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (using Greek system of diacritics): polytonic

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