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Noun inflection has 4 senses
- inflection, inflexion - a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function
--1 is a kind of grammatical relation
--1 has particulars: conjugation; declension; paradigm
- prosody, inflection - the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
--2 is a kind of manner of speaking, speech, delivery
--2 has particulars:
- inflection, flection, flexion - deviation from a straight or normal course
--3 is a kind of deviation, divergence, departure, difference
- modulation, inflection - a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
--4 is a kind of manner of speaking, speech, delivery