(mathematics) Having an arity of one (taking a single argument or operand)
Origin of monadic
From Ancient Greek μοναδικός (monadikos, “single"), from μονάς (monas, “a unit"); see monad.
Monadic Sentence Examples
He accepted the Leibnitzian fallacy that unity is indivisibility, which led to the Leibnitzian analysis of material bodies into immaterial monads, indivisible and therefore unextended, and to the theory of monadic souls and entelechies.
According to Leibnitz, while each immaterial element is a monadic substance and self-acting secondary cause, God is the primary cause of all.
At this point, having rejected both the Newtonian mechanism of bodily substances and the Leibnitzian automatism of monadic substances, he flew to the Spinozistic unity of substance; except that, according to him, the one substance, God, is not extended at all, and is not merely thinking, but is a thinking, willing and acting spirit.
It uses a monadic intermediate language, MIL, based on Moggi's computational metalanguage.