Meaning of declension
Pronunciation: (di-klen'shun), [key]
- the Latin second declension.
- the inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives for categories such as case and number.
- the whole set of inflected forms of such a word, or the recital thereof in a fixed order.
- a class of such words having similar sets of inflected forms:the Latin second declension.
- an act or instance of declining.
- a bending, sloping, or moving downward: land with a gentle declension toward the sea.
- deterioration; decline.
- deviation, as from a standard.
- declension (Thesaurus)