cadent

adjective ca·dent \ ˈkā-dᵊnt \

Definition of cadent

1 archaic : being in the process of falling
  • with cadent tears fret channels in her cheeks
  • —William Shakespeare
2 : having rhythmic cadence
  • his cadent voice

Examples of cadent in a Sentence

  1. the song's cadent repetitions quickly became mesmerizing

Origin and Etymology of cadent

Latin cadent-, cadens, present participle of cadere

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