accidence


ac·ci·dence

noun \ˈak-sə-dən(t)s, -ˌden(t)s\

Definition of ACCIDENCE

:  a part of grammar that deals with inflections

Origin of ACCIDENCE

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin accidentia inflections of words, nonessential qualities, plural of accident-, accidens, noun
First Known Use: 15th century

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