Definition of Declension

  • (n.) The act or the state of declining; declination; descent; slope.
  • (n.) A falling off towards a worse state; a downward tendency; deterioration; decay; as, the declension of virtue, of science, of a state, etc.
  • (n.) Act of courteously refusing; act of declining; a declinature; refusal; as, the declension of a nomination.
  • (n.) Inflection of nouns, adjectives, etc., according to the grammatical cases.
  • (n.) The form of the inflection of a word declined by cases; as, the first or the second declension of nouns, adjectives, etc.
  • (n.) Rehearsing a word as declined.

Synonyms of Declension


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Antonyms of Declension


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Homophones of Declension


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