Synonyms for inflection

Synonyms for (noun) inflection

Synonyms: inflection, prosody

Definition: the patterns of stress and intonation in a language

Similar words: manner of speaking, delivery, speech

Definition: your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

Usage: his manner of speaking was quite abrupt; her speech was barren of southernisms; I detected a slight accent in his speech


Synonyms: modulation, inflection

Definition: a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified

Similar words: manner of speaking, delivery, speech

Definition: your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

Usage: his manner of speaking was quite abrupt; her speech was barren of southernisms; I detected a slight accent in his speech


Synonyms: inflection, flection, flexion

Definition: deviation from a straight or normal course

Similar words: departure, deviation, difference, divergence

Definition: a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

Usage: the deviation from the mean


Synonyms: inflection, inflexion

Definition: a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function

Similar words: grammatical relation

Definition: a linguistic relation established by grammar