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de·scen·dent

also de·scen·dant  (dĭ-sĕn′dənt)
adj.
1. Moving downward; descending.
2. Proceeding by descent from an ancestor.

descendent

(dɪˈsɛndənt)
adj
1. coming or going downwards; descending
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) deriving by descent, as from an ancestor

de•scend•ent

(dɪˈsɛn dənt)

adj.
1. descending; going or coming down.
2. deriving or descending from an ancestor.
[1565–75; < Latin dēscendent-, s. of dēscendēns, present participle of dēscendere. See descend, -ent]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.descendent - a person considered as descended from some ancestor or racedescendent - a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
child - a member of a clan or tribe; "the children of Israel"
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
scion - a descendent or heir; "a scion of royal stock"
Adj.1.descendent - going or coming down
descending - coming down or downward
2.descendent - proceeding by descent from an ancestor; "descendent gene"
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

descendent

also descendant
adjective
Moving or sloping down:
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Related to the rout of the nerves from the right side were evidenced 16 nerves descendently placed following the side outline of the spine without coming back on the medial way.
The adjectives have been sorted descendently by the amount of sentences, in terms of percent, in which their prepositional object occurs in extraposition (adj-pole-PP, %).
The adjectives have been sorted descendently by the number of sentences, in terms of percent, in which the two parts of the pronominal adverb are split by the adjective (splitting, %).