inhesion

[ in-hee-zhuh n ]
/ ɪnˈhi ʒən /
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noun

the state or fact of inhering; inherence.

Nearby words

  1. inheritance,
  2. inheritance tax,
  3. inherited character,
  4. inheritor,
  5. inheritrix,
  6. inhibin,
  7. inhibit,
  8. inhibited,
  9. inhibition,
  10. inhibitor

Origin of inhesion

1625–35; < Late Latin inhaesiōn- (stem of inhaesiō), equivalent to Latin inhaes(us) past participle of inhaerēre to inhere + -iōn- -ion

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Examples from the Web for inhesion

  • Inhesion in something is supposed to be requisite to support the existence of our perceptions.



British Dictionary definitions for inhesion

inhesion

/ (ɪnˈhiːʒən) /

noun

a less common word for inherence (def. 1)

Word Origin for inhesion

C17: from Late Latin inhaesiō, from inhaerēre to inhere

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