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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: declension (0.02101 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to declension.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: declension kemunduran, pembengkokan, penafsiran, pengurangan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: declension declension n 1: the inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages 2: process of changing to an inferior state [syn: deterioration, decline in quality, worsening] 3: a downward slope or bend [syn: descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, downslope] [ant: ascent] 4: a class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives in Indo-European languages having the same (or very similar) inflectional forms; “the first declension in Latin”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Declension Declension \De*clen"sion\, n. [Apparently corrupted fr. F. d['e]clinaison, fr. L. declinatio, fr. declinare. See Decline, and cf. Declination.] 1. The act or the state of declining; declination; descent; slope. [1913 Webster] The declension of the land from that place to the sea. --T. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 2. A falling off towards a worse state; a downward tendency; deterioration; decay; as, the declension of virtue, of science, of a state, etc. [1913 Webster] Seduced the pitch and height of all his thoughts To base declension. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Act of courteously refusing; act of declining; a declinature; refusal; as, the declension of a nomination. [1913 Webster] 4. (Gram.) (a) Inflection of nouns, adjectives, etc., according to the grammatical cases. (b) The form of the inflection of a word declined by cases; as, the first or the second declension of nouns, adjectives, etc. (c) Rehearsing a word as declined. [1913 Webster] Note: The nominative was held to be the primary and original form, and was likened to a perpendicular line; the variations, or oblique cases, were regarded as fallings (hence called casus, cases, or fallings) from the nominative or perpendicular; and an enumerating of the various forms, being a sort of progressive descent from the noun's upright form, was called a declension. --Harris. [1913 Webster] Declension of the needle, declination of the needle. [1913 Webster]

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