ca·​den·​cy ˈkā-dᵊn(t)-sē How to pronounce cadency (audio)
plural cadencies

Word History


cad(ence) + -ency

First Known Use

1627, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cadency was in 1627

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Cite this Entry

“Cadency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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