Example sentences for: inflections

How can you use “inflections” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • However, the Cambridge gets more of the bowing on the basses, more of their rhythmic inflections.

  • The notion of entry, as described many times in these pages, includes (1) head-word,(2) inflected forms (which, in the sole case of the MW-III , includes regular inflections, which pumps up the entry count considerably), (3) changes in parts of speech, (4) embedded boldface entries (like idioms and phrases), (5) run-on forms (those that are added at the ends of entries to illustrate headwords with suffixes of transparent meaning added, e.g., national and nationally run on to nation and nationalization run on to nationalize , (6) spelling variants (like British honour, nationalise, nationalisation , etc.).

  • Recordwoman , if it was not a nonce word and is still in use, may be an example of this: though obviously feminine, it was uninflected, whereas lady , a Greek resident of much longer standing, has acquired all the inflections of a feminine noun.

  • It consisted mostly of Italian words without their inflections.”

  • The personality is not unlike Kafka's, except with less intellectual intensity, which is too bad, and with American inflections, which is wonderful.

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