un inflected

inflect

[in-flekt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to modulate (the voice).
2.
Grammar.
a.
to apply inflection to (a word).
b.
to recite or display all or a distinct set of the inflections of (a word); decline or conjugate.
3.
to bend; turn from a direct line or course.
4.
Botany. to bend in.
verb (used without object)
5.
Grammar. to be characterized by inflection.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English inflecten < Latin inflectere to bend in, equivalent to in- in-2 + flectere to bend, curve; cf. flex

inflectedness, noun
inflective, adjective
inflector, noun
noninflected, adjective
uninflected, adjective
uninflective, adjective
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inflect (ɪnˈflɛkt)
 
vb
1.  (grammar) to change (the form of a word) or (of a word) to change in form by inflection
2.  (tr) to change (the voice) in tone or pitch; modulate
3.  (tr) to cause to deviate from a straight or normal line or course; bend
 
[C15: from Latin inflectere to curve round, alter, from flectere to bend]
 
in'flectedness
 
n
 
in'flective
 
adj
 
in'flector
 
n

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Word Origin & History

inflect
c.1425, "to bend inward," from L. inflectere (pp. inflexus) "to bend in, change," from in- "in" + flectere "to bend." Grammatical sense is attested 1668; pronunciation sense (in inflection) is c.1600.
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