one-dimensional

one-dimensional
adjective
1. relating to a single dimension or aspect; having no depth or scope
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"a prose statement of fact is unidimensional, its value being measured wholly in terms of its truth"- Mary Sheehan

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a novel with one-dimensional characters

Syn: ↑unidimensional
2. of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
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a linear measurement

Syn: ↑linear
Ant: ↑planar (for: ↑linear), ↑cubic (for: ↑linear)
Similar to: ↑collinear, ↑lineal, ↑linelike, ↑rectilinear, ↑rectilineal

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adj
disapproving : simple and uninteresting

The novel's characters were one-dimensional.


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