accidence definition

  • noun:
    • The part of morphology that handles the inflections of words.
    • The accidents, of inflections of terms; the rudiments of sentence structure. - John Milton
    • A book containing the initial concepts of sentence structure, therefore of rudiments of every topic or art.
    • The rudiments of every subject. - James Russell Lowell
    • The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar.
    • The rudiments of every subject.
    • That section of grammar which treats of this accidents or inflection of terms; a tiny guide containing the rudiments of grammar.
    • thus The rudiments of every subject.
    • A fortuitous situation; a major accident.
    • the part of sentence structure that relates to the inflections of terms

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