INFLECTION MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Inflection Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The variation or change which words undergo to mark case, gender, number, comparison, tense, person, mood, voice, etc.
  2. (n.) A slide, modulation, or accent of the voice; as, the rising and the falling inflection.
  3. (n.) The act of inflecting, or the state of being inflected.
  4. (n.) A bend; a fold; a curve; a turn; a twist.
  5. (n.) Same as Diffraction.
  6. (n.) Any change or modification in the pitch or tone of the voice.
  7. (n.) A departure from the monotone, or reciting note, in chanting.


Synonyms:
Flection, Flexion, Inflexion, Modulation, Prosody,

• Inflectional Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to inflection; having, or characterized by, inflection.


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