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Definition of "inflected" []

  • Changing in form according to grammatical function such as tense, mood, number, gender etc (adjective)
  • Deviating from a straight line. (adjective)

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  • Changed in form to reflect function (referring to a word). (adjective)
  • Having inflected word forms. (adjective)
  • Bent or curved inward or downward (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of inflect. (verb)

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Use "inflected" in a sentence
  • "Decriminalization of small amounts of drugs are indicators that perhaps an awakening of the human condition will start removing the insanity or beliefs that the pain inflected by punishment will in someway cause our resistance to drug usage to increase, where in fact history (prohibition) and more, has proven the opposite."
  • "Even in Spanish-inflected English it sounds like an episode of TNT's "Inside the NBA.""
  • "PARTICLE -- One of the minor parts of speech not inflected, that is, not undergoing changes in form."