Inflection in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Inflection

an alteration in tone or pitch

Examples of Inflection in a sentence

When Jan’s inflection kept changing during her speech, we knew she was nervous.  🔊

Barbara’s inflection constantly wavered as she told the detective about her assault.  🔊

Because the man was a robot, he had a vocal inflection that never altered.  🔊

Often you can assess a person’s guilt by listening to his inflection when he speaks.  🔊

Throughout his sermon, the minister would change his inflection to reflect his passion for the topic.  🔊

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