Monochromatic vs Multichromatic - What's the difference?

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Monochromatic is an antonym of multichromatic.


As adjectives the difference between monochromatic and multichromatic

is that monochromatic is having only one color, represented by differing hues and tints for example shades in a black and white television while multichromatic is involving more than one colour.

monochromatic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having only one color, represented by differing hues and tints. For example shades in a black and white television.
  • Perceptive of only one color; unable to distinguish colors; total color blindness.
  • (figuratively) Plain, dull, lifeless.
  • Synonyms

    * (lifeless) See

    Antonyms

    * (single colored) polychromatic, multicolored, colorful, full color. * (single color perceptiveness) polychromatic. * (lifeless) lively, colorful, vivid.

    multichromatic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Involving more than one colour.
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    Synonyms

    * see multicolored

    Antonyms

    * monochromatic