inflection meaning

EN[ɪnˈflɛkʃən] [-ɛkʃən]
  • In grammar, inflection or inflexion is the modification of a word to express different grammatical categories such as tense, mood, voice, aspect, person, number, gender and case.
  • An inflection expresses one or more grammatical categories with a prefix, suffix or infix, or another internal modification such as a vowel change.
  • The inflected form of a word often contains both a free morpheme (a unit of meaning which can stand by itself as a word), and a bound morpheme (a unit of meaning which cannot stand alone as a word).
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of inflection for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "inflection" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
      Difficultness: Level 4
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 7
      Definite    ➨     Versatile