1. [ adjective ] (linguistics) not inflected

"`boy' and `swim' are uninflected English words"

Related terms: inflected linguistics primitive
2. [ adjective ] (of the voice) not inflected

"uninflected words" "monotonic uninflected speech"

Related terms: inflected
3. [ adjective ] (grammar) not having inflections to indicate tense
Synonyms: infinitive
Related terms: infinite
4. [ adjective ] (linguistics) expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection
Synonyms: analytic
Related terms: synthetic linguistics isolating
Similar spelling:   uninfected