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1. inflection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈflɛkʃən'] the patterns of stress and intonation in a language.

Synonyms

  • prosody
  • pitch contour
  • speech
  • enjambement
  • rhythm
  • stress
  • emphasis
  • modulation
  • accent
  • intonation
  • speech rhythm
  • caesura
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • foreground
  • death
  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating

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Rhymes with Inflection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection

Sentences with inflection


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mirror the speaker's tone and inflection as much as possible.

2. inflection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈflɛkʃən'] a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function.

Synonyms

  • pluralisation
  • paradigm
  • grammatical relation
  • pluralization
  • inflexion
  • declension

Antonyms

  • sameness
  • equality
  • convergence
  • convergency

3. inflection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈflɛkʃən'] deviation from a straight or normal course.

Synonyms

  • flexion
  • difference
  • divergence
  • flection
  • departure

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • extension
  • agreement
  • similarity

4. inflection

noun. ['ˌɪnˈflɛkʃən'] a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified.

Synonyms

  • modulation
  • delivery
  • manner of speaking

Antonyms

  • detribalization
  • disunion
  • separation
  • transitivity
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