noninflectional

adjective

non·​in·​flec·​tion·​al ˌnän-in-ˈflek-shnəl How to pronounce noninflectional (audio)
-shə-nᵊl
: not relating to or characterized by inflection : not inflectional
a noninflectional vowel/affix
a noninflectional language

Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noninflectional was in 1876

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“Noninflectional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noninflectional. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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