What does one-dimensional mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unidimensional, one-dimensional(adj)

    relating to a single dimension or aspect; having no depth or scope

    "a prose statement of fact is unidimensional, its value being measured wholly in terms of its truth"- Mary Sheehan; "a novel with one-dimensional characters"

  2. linear, one-dimensional(adj)

    of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension

    "a linear measurement"


  1. one-dimensional(adj.)

    Seeming to have only one dimension; lacking depth; as, one-dimensional characters.

  2. one-dimensional(adj.)

    having only one dimension; as, a line is a one-dimensional object; a one-dimensional array.


  1. one-dimensional(Adjective)

    Having length, but no width, height or depth.

    A straight line is one-dimensional.

  2. one-dimensional(Adjective)

    Lacking depth or believability; flat.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-dimensional in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-dimensional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rick Springfield:

    I was a one-dimensional soap-opera pretty boy.

  2. Brian Chirichiello:

    I don't mind him being a front-runner, but it's still early, i like the fact that he is a businessman, which is good. I just worry that he may be a little one-dimensional.

  3. Erin Gaetz:

    My take is if everyone in America got a chance to shake his hand and interact with him for two minutes, he'd win everything with a landslide, this is not a one-dimensional guy.

  4. Robert Blecker:

    She needs to have them look at him not as this one-dimensional monster, but as a multi-dimensional human being who had a difficult childhood with divorcing parents from another country whose brother became a surrogate father.

  5. Angelica Salis:

    While we are so proud to be working in the service industry, we're not just that -- agricultural workers and maids in hotels, there's pride in that. However, I think it just reflects the one-dimensional view of Latinos in America.

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