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monodynamic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

mono- +‎ dynamic

AdjectiveEdit

monodynamic (not comparable)

  1. Possessing only one capacity or power.
    • De Quincey
      Monodynamic men, men of a single talent, are rarely misapprehended; men of multitudinous powers, myriad-minded men, to use Coleridge's phrase, almost always.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for monodynamic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)