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Definition of 'declension'


  1. the inflection of nouns and pronouns and adjectives in Indo-European languages
  2. process of changing to an inferior state
       Synonyms: deterioration decline in quality worsening
  3. a downward slope or bend
       Synonyms: descent declivity fall decline declination downslope
       Antonyms: ascent acclivity rise raise climb upgrade
  4. a class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives in Indo-European languages having the same (or very similar) inflectional forms; "the first declension in Latin"

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