|1.||[ adjective ] (linguistics) showing alteration in form (especially by the addition of affixes)|
"`boys' and `swam' are inflected English words" "German is an inflected langauge"
|Related terms:||uninflected linguistics derivative|
|2.||[ adjective ] (grammar) having inflections to indicate tense|
|3.||[ adjective ] (of the voice) altered in tone or pitch|
"his southern Yorkshire voice was less inflected and singing than her northern one"
|Related terms:||uninflected modulated|
|4.||[ adjective ] (grammar,linguistics) expressing grammatical relations by means of affixes or changes in vowels or consonants|