Origin of cadenced
noun Also cadency.
verb (used with object), ca·denced, ca·denc·ing.
Origin of cadence
Synonyms for cadence
Examples from the Web for cadenced
Historical Examples of cadenced
Verses, rhymes, lines metrical and cadenced—those are my dissipation.
A volume of poems, lines metrical and cadenced; something by a sound Victorian.
While still very young, he has often cadenced their steps to the chords of his piano.Life of Chopin
A few minutes in cadenced marching and then the command, “Rout step–March!”Aces Up
A voice—the soft, cadenced voice of the negro—addressed him.Cheerful--By Request
noun plural -dences or -dencies
Word Origin for cadence
late 14c., "flow of rhythm in verse or music," from Middle French cadence, from Old Italian cadenza "conclusion of a movement in music," literally "a falling," from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, from neuter plural of Latin cadens, present participle of cadere "to fall" (see case (n.1)). In 16c., sometimes used literally for "an act of falling." A doublet of chance (n.).