Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 10/29/14 Accidence

Accidence (noun)
accidence [ak-si-duh ns]


noun
1. the rudiments or essentials of a subject.
2. Grammar.
a. the study of inflection as a grammatical device.
b. the inflections so studied.

Origin: 1500-1510; < Latin accidentia, neuter plural of accidēns (present participle of accidere to fall, befall). See accident

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