- the study of inflection as a grammatical device.
- the inflections so studied.
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Origin of accidence
Words nearby accidence
Example sentences from the Web for accidence
Accidence: This has been sufficiently described in the texts mentioned above.
Inconsistent punctuation in subheaders (Accidence: and similar) has been silently regularized.
It is supposed that during this time he wrote his valuable little book called The Accidence.
Theoretical, being confined to certain grammatical rules of accidence and syntax and practically excluding vocabulary.Ulysses|James Joyce
(c) Accidence and etymology, which teaches us the nature of inflected forms and derivatives, and also how to use them.The Principles of Language-Study|Harold E. Palmer