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Meaning of inflected by Wiktionary Dictionary

inflected


    Adjective

    inflected ( comparative more inflected, superlative most inflected )

    1. Deviating from a straight line .
    2. ( grammar ) Changed in form to reflect function ( referring to a word ) .
    3. ( linguistics ) Having inflected word forms .
      ( An inflected language is one in which words change form when their function changes. )
    4. ( botany ) bent or curved inward or downward


Explanation of inflected by Wordnet Dictionary

inflected


    Adjective
    1. showing alteration in form ( especially by the addition of affixes )

    2. `boys' and `swam' are inflected English words
      German is an inflected language
    3. ( of the voice ) altered in tone or pitch

    4. his southern Yorkshire voice was less inflected and singing than her northern one