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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Unvarying, as in quality or character; monotonous: "a one-note, rude, sulky heroine” ( Janet Maslin).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having only one opinion, outlook, tone, etc., especially as expressed repetitively; without variety or range.

Etymologies

An allusion to the monotony of a single musical note played or sung repeatedly. (Wiktionary)

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