unidimensional

adjective
uni·​di·​men·​sion·​al | \ ˌyü-ni-də-ˈmench-nəl How to pronounce unidimensional (audio) , -ˈmen(t)-sh(ə-)nᵊl also -ˌdī- \

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unidimensionality \ ˌyü-​ni-​də-​ˌmen(t)-​shə-​ˈna-​lə-​tē How to pronounce unidimensionality (audio) also  -​ˌdī-​ \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web This epochal persona was more adventurer and scientist than the rather unidimensional figure who beams down from the wall of every government office in India. Rajni Bakshi, Quartz India, "If we are naturally violent, why do armies spend so much on training to kill?," 1 Oct. 2019 At the same time, the partial visibility makes a small space feel less claustrophobic and unidimensional than solid cabinet doors. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "Prediction: This Kitchen Display Cabinet Trend Is About to Take Off," 4 Nov. 2019 Her husband, Jonathan, who handles narration every third chapter, is more unidimensional, or at least curiously edgeless. New York Times, "Ben Lerner’s ‘The Topeka School’ Revisits the Debates of the ’90s," 3 Oct. 2019 Indians engineers are also moving away from unidimensional roles to variety. Diksha Madhok, Quartz India, "Silicon Valley CEOs? Swiggy feels made-in-India managers will deliver better," 12 June 2019 But the Court has not always had a clean and consistent unidimensional continuum. Akhil Reed Amar, Time, "What Justice Kennedy's Legacy Could Mean for the Future of the Supreme Court," 29 June 2018 And zoning is bound up in the fundamentals of financing and deadening repetition about maintaining property values by unidimensional use. Anthony Alofsin, The Atlantic, "A Defense of the Suburbs," 6 June 2018

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1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Unidimensional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unidimensional. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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