Definition of Flexional

1. Adjective. (dated form of flectional) ¹



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Definition of Flexional

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flexional

flexible joint
flexible sigmoidoscope
flexible sigmoidoscopy
flexibleness
flexibles
flexibly
flexicostate
flexicurity
flexihours
flexile
fleximeter
flexing
flexings
flexion
flexion crease
flexional (current term)
flexions
flexitarian
flexitarianism
flexitarians
flexitime
flexitimes
flexo
flexodomain
flexodomains
flexoelectric
flexoelectricity
flexographic
flexographies
flexography

Literary usage of Flexional

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The philology of the English tongue by John Earle (1880)
"But for a purely English bridge to the next division we may produce one of the frequent instances in which a flat adverb is coupled with a flexional one, ..."

2. A Historical French Grammar by Arsène Darmesteter (1902)
"CHANGES OF FORM CAUSED IN OLD FRENCH BY THE flexional B.—The addition of the flexional a, when the radical ended with a consonant, gave rise to a consonant- ..."

3. Historical Outlines of English Accidence, Comprising Chapters on the History by Richard Morris (1899)
"Ordinarily inflexion consists in the addition of different endings (called flexional suffixes) to a stem, which is the part of the word which remains the ..."

4. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1897)
"Not less striking is the process which may be described as " flexional expansion," which ... flexional expansion" is at work on a grand scale in period B, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Many of the classificatory and some of the flexional suffixes of Indo-European speech can be shown to have had this origin. Thus the suffix tar, ..."

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