inflection

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Synonyms for inflection

Synonyms for inflection

a particular vocal quality that indicates some emotion or feeling

Synonyms for inflection

a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function

deviation from a straight or normal course

a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified

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Eurodisco invaded; it "was music with metronomelike beat--perfect for folks with no sense of rhythm--almost inflectionless vocals, and metallic sexuality that matched the high-tech, high-sex, and low passion atmosphere of the glamorous discos that appeared in every major American city" (George, 1988, 154).
It was music with a metronomelike beat - perfect for folks with no sense of rhythm - almost inflectionless vocals, and metallic sexuality that matched the high-tech, high-sex, and low passion atmosphere of the glamorous disco that appeared in every major American city" (George 1988, 154).