Monotonical
Monotonic Mon`o*ton"ic, Monotonical Mon`o*ton"ic*al, a. 1. Of, pertaining to, or uttered in, a monotone; monotonous. ``Monotonical declamation.'' --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster]

2. (Math.) Always increasing or always decreasing, as the value of the independent variable increases; -- of a function. [PJC]


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  • Monotonic — Mon o*ton ic, Monotonical Mon o*ton ic*al, a. 1. Of, pertaining to, or uttered in, a monotone; monotonous. Monotonical declamation. Chesterfield. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) Always increasing or always decreasing, as the value of the independent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monotonous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. wearisome, humdrum, tedious; unvaried, repetitious. repetition, weariness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Tiresome] Syn. tedious, wearisome, wearying; see dull 4 . 2. [Having but one tone] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

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