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1. Having only two dimensions, especially length and width.
2. Lacking the requisite or expected range or depth: a movie with two-dimensional characters.
1. (Mathematics) of, having, or relating to two dimensions, usually describable in terms of length and breadth or length and height
2. (Mathematics) lying on a plane; having an area but not enclosing any volume
3. lacking in depth, as characters in a literary work
4. (Art Terms) (of painting or drawing) lacking the characteristics of form or depth
1. having the dimensions of height and width only: a two-dimensional surface.
2. (of a work of art) having its elements organized in terms of a flat surface, esp. emphasizing the vertical and horizontal character of the picture plane.
3. (of a literary work) superficial, as in character development.
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|Adj.||1.||two-dimensional - involving two dimensions|
|2.||two-dimensional - lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth; "a film with two-dimensional characters"; "a flat two-dimensional painting"|
multidimensional - having or involving or marked by several dimensions or aspects; "multidimensional problems"; "a multidimensional proposition"; "a multidimensional personality"