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na adjective, no adjective, noun

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English Meaning(s) for 一本調子

na adjective, no adjective, noun
  1. monotone; monotonous; dull; lacking variety

Definition and Synonyms for 一本調子

Monotonous tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
Synonyms: 一本調子, 単調, 平板
Monotone sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
Synonyms: 一本調子, 単調, 平板
Blandness the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern
Synonyms: 一本調子
Suaveness the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
Synonyms: 一本調子
Insipidity lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
Synonyms: 一本調子, 無味
Drone an unchanging intonation
Synonyms: モノトーン, 一本調子, 単調

Meanings for each kanji in 一本調子

one; one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
book; present; main; origin; true; real; counter for long cylindrical things Kanji Details »
調 tune; tone; meter; key (music); writing style; prepare; exorcise; investigate Kanji Details »
child; sign of the rat; 11PM-1AM; first sign of Chinese zodiac Kanji Details »

Categories 一本調子 is a member of

Unemotionality absence of emotion
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Modulation rise and fall of the voice pitch
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Graciousness excellence of manners or social conduct
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Unappetizingness the property of spoiling the appetite
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Sample Sentences for 一本調子

He read the poem in a monotone.

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