Definición de monotone en inglés:


Saltos de línea: mono|tone
Pronunciación: /ˈmɒnətəʊn


[usually in singular]
  • A continuing sound, especially of a person’s voice, that is unchanging in pitch and without intonation: he sat and answered the questions in a monotone
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • His narration - delivered in a monotone from the first frame - holds you in thrall through all the twists, surprises and ironies of the plot, all skilfully handled, I thought.
    • Not looking in any way alarmed or surprised, he asked me in a monotone: ‘Do you want to file a report with the campus police?’
    • The only problem was that the priest delivered the liturgy in a monotone.


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  • 1(Of a voice or other sound) unchanging in pitch; without intonation or expressiveness: his monotone reading of the two-hour report
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    • Its normally monotone voice sounded distant and weak.
    • A loud bell sounded and then a monotone voice announced there was an assembly in the theater.
    • His voice was monotone and his expression blank.
  • 1.1Without colour or variety; dull: the monotone housing estates of the big cities
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    • He despised the dull monotone hum of life in the small town of Spring Valley, now at least a few miles behind him.


mid 17th century: from modern Latin monotonus, from late Greek monotonos.

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