cadent

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adjective ca·dent \ˈkā-dənt\

Definition of cadent

  1. 1 archaic :  being in the process of falling with cadent tears fret channels in her cheeks — William Shakespeare

  2. 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


First Known Use: 1605


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