Noun(1) a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix(2) the patterns of stress and intonation in a language(3) deviation from a straight or normal course(4) a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
(1) Of these, there are two: the rising inflection and falling inflection .(2) If you see him live, every word, every inflection , every facial expression, is perfect.(3) There is a decided effort and highly noticeable inflection in the words you speak.(4) Thirty seconds later, I told him I was ├ö├ç├┐in trouble├ö├ç├û and needed to get down (with a lot more inflection in my voice than I can write here).(5) But what we do in English is shift the subordinate clause verb into preterite inflection (had blue eyes instead of has blue eyes) as if to respect the choice of tense in the main clause.(6) One thing hits you quickly: the voice acting is horrendous; the characters seemingly have no voice inflection , which leads to a monotonous game.(7) Through a blend of facial expression, voice inflection , and halting speech, Hagman handles it with authority and believability.(8) But like the point of inflection on a line graph, the first species in any new lineage is only readily apparent after the fact.(9) The fluidity of Polish syntax, due to inflection , makes possible a highly complex structure which, some Polish critics suspect, prevented Sep from attaining a wide readership in his time: he was too difficult.(10) Radio counts on voice inflection and an interesting speaker(11) she spoke slowly and without inflection(12) There was no inflection to her voice as she concluded, ├ö├ç├┐You just wait.├ö├ç├û(13) In sentences, inflection for case allows a certain freedom of word order, more or less as in Latin.(14) There was no inflection in her voice, and no particular emphasis on the title, but I marked the familiar way he addressed her and the formal manner in which she responded.(15) Furthermore, appealing to the use of a word may capture its direct meaning but leave untouched meanings that manifest themselves in the tone or inflection with which the word is used.(16) The written interview misses the slow rhythm of Brian's voice and emotional inflection - it is a long read but hopefully worth it├ö├ç┬¬
(1) inflection point :: inflection point
1. stress ::
2. inflexion ::
3. prosody ::
5. modulation ::
Different Formsinflection, inflectional, inflections
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