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1. pendent

adjective. held from above.

Synonyms

  • dependent
  • supported

Antonyms

  • independent
  • free
  • unaddicted

Etymology

  • pendens (Latin)

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2. pendent

noun. an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring).

Synonyms

  • necklace
  • lavalier
  • eardrop
  • pendant
  • drop earring
  • adornment
  • lavalliere
  • lavaliere

Antonyms

  • unwarranted
  • groundless
  • unfounded
  • single-handed

Etymology

  • pendens (Latin)

3. pendent

noun. branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling.

Synonyms

  • chandelier
  • pendant

Antonyms

  • insubordinate
  • unassisted
  • unbacked

Etymology

  • pendens (Latin)

Example sentences of the word pendent


1. Adjective
Male cones are pendent and occur all over the tree in late spring.

2. Noun, singular or mass
From the tip of the banana plant shoots a long pendent stalk that is lined with flowers, called an inflorescence.

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