monosyllable

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Synonyms for monosyllable

a word or utterance of one syllable

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In French, rime riche was required by the Romantics, and since then it is still quite popular, perhaps because of the phonetic monosyllabism of endings in modern French.
Human interaction is reduced variously to numbed monosyllabism and paranoiac suspicion and the script is spare and atmospheric.
I chose 'all the' over Jeff's superior 'any' for the added constraint and the pleasing concordance monosyllabism gives between words and beats.
For example, there is the profusion of possibilities for punning which Chinese monosyllabism makes possible: punning thus is so common, so expected, that it becomes nearly unusable as a riddling device.