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Adjective: inflected  in'flek-tid
  1. (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch
    "his southern Yorkshire voice was less inflected and singing than her northern one"
  2. (linguistics) showing alteration in form (especially by the addition of affixes)
    "'boys' and 'swam' are inflected English words"; "German is an inflected language"
Verb: inflect  in'flekt
  1. Change the form of a word in accordance as required by the grammatical rules of the language
  2. Vary the pitch of one's speech
    - tone, modulate

See also: modulated

Type of: modify, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Antonym: uninflected

Encyclopedia: Inflected