Example sentences for: inflections

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

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

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

  • The flexible nature of English means that verbs can easily be based on names, whereas in Latinate languages, with their many inflections, such a process is clearly hampered.

  • 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.

  • Words that are or become nouns in Greek are assigned articles indicating gender, and some words are also inflected like Greek nouns; but the majority, become uninflected neuters, which, anyway, have fewer inflections than feminines or masculines, so that a change in the article is often the only indication of case and syntax.

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