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inflectional

[in-flek-shuh-nl]
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  1. of, relating to, or used in inflection: an inflectional ending.
  2. Linguistics. pertaining to or noting a language, as Latin, characterized by the use of inflection, especially morphemic fusion or irregular morphophonemic alternation.Compare agglutinative(def 2), isolating.
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Origin of inflectional

First recorded in 1825–35; inflection + -al1
Related formsin·flec·tion·al·ly, adverbnon·in·flec·tion·al, adjectivenon·in·flec·tion·al·ly, adverbpre·in·flec·tion·al, adjective
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