Inflected

/ɪnˈflɛkt/

Origin

1375–1425; late Middle English inflecten < Latin inflectere to bend in, equivalent to in- in-2 + flectere to bend, curve; cf. flex1 (Source: dictionary.com)

Late Middle English (in inflect (sense 3)): from Latin inflectere, from in- ‘into’ + flectere ‘to bend’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Inflected

Inflected

verb (used with object)

  1. to modulate (the voice).
  2. Grammar. to apply inflection to (a word). to recite or display all or a distinct set of the inflections of (a word); decline or conjugate.
  3. to bend; turn from a direct line or course.
  4. Botany. to bend in.

dictionary.com

Inflected

verb (used without object)

  1. Grammar. to be characterized by inflection.

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Inflected

verb

  1. (grammar) to change (the form of a word) or (of a word) to change in form by inflection
  2. (tr) to change (the voice) in tone or pitch; modulate
  3. (tr) to cause to deviate from a straight or normal line or course; bend

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Inflected

verb

  1. Change the form of (a word) to express a particular grammatical function or attribute, typically tense, mood, person, number, and gender.
  2. Vary the intonation or pitch of (the voice), especially to express mood or feeling.
  3. Bend or deflect (something), especially inwards.

lexico.com

Inflected

verb

  1. : to vary (a word) by inflection : decline, conjugate
  2. : to change or vary the pitch of inflect one's voice
  3. : to affect or alter noticeably : influence an approach inflected by feminism
  4. : to turn from a direct line or course : curve
  5. : to become modified by inflection

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Example sentences for Inflected

  1. Kannada is an inflected language, so you tend to drop what is most important in an English sentence: the subject.
  2. Side by side with these inflected forms are found comparative and superlative expressions making use of the adverbs more and most.
  3. The mandible has a long and strong symphysis, and its angle is not inflected.
  4. By each side of the backbone he had three chamferings, or flutings, that were distinguished by inflected interstices.
  5. Nouns and verbs which are inflected regularly are entered under but one form.
  6. The inflected genitive or possessive is formed by adding ys or is; MS. E, on the whole, shows a preference for the former.

Related words & Synonyms

differ, divide, modify, diverge, range, diversify, fluctuate, alter, vent, deliver, articulate, tell, assert, say, emphasize, utter, announce, proclaim, declare, present

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