monochronic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

mono- +‎ chronic

AdjectiveEdit

monochronic

  1. characterized by a system where things are done one at a time
  2. contemporaneous
  3. a personality type (distinguished from polychronic) which prefers to set a certain time to perform each task
    Western Europe tends to have a monochronic time orientation as exemplified by the adage "there is a time and place for everything".
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