[ UK /ɪnflˈɛktɪd/ ]
[ US /ˌɪnˈfɫɛktəd/ ]
  1. showing alteration in form (especially by the addition of affixes)
    `boys' and `swam' are inflected English words
    German is an inflected language
  2. (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch
    his southern Yorkshire voice was less inflected and singing than her northern one
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How To Use inflected In A Sentence

  • Uday's a handful, living out some Baathist-inflected fantasia on De Palma's Scarface, shooting off guns indoors, plucking schoolgirls off the streets and raping them, exercising Caligulan droit du seigneur over a war hero's new bride, prompting her suicide, and mutilating and disembowelling his own dad's food-taster at a banquet to honour Mrs Hosni Mubarak par-TAY! The Devil's Double and more movies on the megalomaniacal
  • The men were droning at each other in their Greek-inflected patois, or singing through their noses to the accompaniment of a flute out of tune.
  • All this he said in an uninflected voice, almost as though he were talking to himself. GALILEE
  • The cases of the nouns do not vary in form, adjectives are seldom inflected, and only two tenses of the verbs remain, the present and the perfect, e.g., ich geh and ich bin gange. Chapter 2. Non-English Dialects in America. 1. German
  • Work that is less inflected than Marasela's may elicit the same doubt.
  • There are no surprises here: it's rustic Americana and country inflected ballads all the way.
  • "Activities Center" is a compound with a regularly inflected plural as the first of its two elements.
  • His delivery is stilted, stiff, uninflected - except when he's permitted to shout, at which point he relaxes and seems to forget to be inhibited.
  • Latin is a more inflected language than English.
  • It's difficult to decide, too, whether the resulting structures are acutely inflected paintings or polychrome sculptures.
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