declension vs worsening what difference

what is difference between declension and worsening

English

Etymology

From Middle English declenson, from Middle French declinaison (Modern French: déclinaison), from Latin dēclīnātiō. Doublet of declination.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈklɛn.ʃən/

Noun

declension (countable and uncountable, plural declensions)

  1. A falling off, decay or descent.
  2. (grammar) The act of declining a word; the act of listing the inflections of a noun, pronoun or adjective in order.
  3. (grammar) A way of categorizing nouns, pronouns, or adjectives according to the inflections they receive.
    In Latin, ‘amicus’ belongs to the second declension. Most second-declension nouns end in ‘-i’ in the genitive singular and ‘-um’ in the accusative singular.

Synonyms

  • declination

Hypernyms

  • flection, flexion, inflection, inflexion, accidence

Hyponyms

  • strong declension
  • weak declension
  • mixed declension

Coordinate terms

  • conjugation

Derived terms

  • declensional
  • declense
  • declensed

Translations

Anagrams

  • indolences, insolenced, second line, second-line


English

Verb

worsening

  1. present participle of worsen

Noun

worsening (countable and uncountable, plural worsenings)

  1. A worse situation; an aggravation

Translations

Anagrams

  • Niswonger

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