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monosyllabic (adj.)

1813, of words, "consisting of one syllable;" 1816, of languages, "consisting of words of one syllable;" 1870, of persons, "uttering only monosyllables;" from monosyllable + -ic. Earlier form was monosyllabical (1680s, of words). Related: Monosyllabically.

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Definitions of monosyllabic

monosyllabic (adj.)
having or characterized by or consisting of one syllable;
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