- 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
In English the syntax has been enlarged at the expense of the accidence; position has taken the place of forms.
What is Greek accidence, compared to Spartan discipline, if it can be had?The Life of John Sterling|Thomas Carlyle
This will be done by memorizing the rules of accidence and derivation.The Principles of Language-Study|Harold E. Palmer
Accidence: This has been sufficiently described in the texts mentioned above.
At eight years of age he was taught his accidence by a priest.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1|Alexander Pope