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uninflected

Line breaks: un|inflect¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪnˈflɛktɪd
 
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Definition of uninflected in English:

adjective

1 Grammar (Of a word or a language) not undergoing changes to express particular grammatical functions or attributes: English is largely uninflected
More example sentences
  • That's something you can't do in an uninflected language like English.
  • Eventually, Misa corrected herself and stopped using uninflected verbs in the [I'm + X] pattern.
  • The call-and-response dynamic in this scene allows discrete space for dialect and uninflected speech, but clearly emphasizes the mingling of the two voices in a communal speech act.
2Not varying in intonation or pitch: her voice was flat and uninflected
More example sentences
  • The bloody sergeant's report is delivered by Dan Moran on his back in a kind of machine-made monotone so uninflected that the ear refuses to digest it.
  • Well, let me tell ya, there isn't anything quite like hearing that robot talk in its flat uninflected voice to wake me from my melancholy disposition.
  • But Julie, in her uninflected implacability, belongs less to Hitchcock than to Robert Bresson, the great French minimalist.

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