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v. in·flect·ed, in·flect·ing, in·flects
1. To alter (the voice) in tone or pitch; modulate.
2. Grammar To alter (a word) by inflection.
3. To turn from a course or a specified alignment; bend.
1. To be modified by inflection.
2. To give all of the inflected forms of a word; to provide a paradigm.
[Middle English inflecten, to bend down, from Latin īnflectere : in-, in; see in-2 + flectere, to bend.]
(Linguistics) changing in form according to grammatical function such as tense, mood, number, gender etc
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|Adj.||1.||inflected - (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch; "his southern Yorkshire voice was less inflected and singing than her northern one"|
uninflected - (of the voice) not inflected; "uninflected words"; "monotonic uninflected speech"
|2.||inflected - showing alteration in form (especially by the addition of affixes); "`boys' and `swam' are inflected English words"; "German is an inflected language"|
linguistics - the scientific study of language
uninflected - not inflected; "`boy' and `swim' are uninflected English words"