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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Inflective \In*flect"ive\, a.
   1. Capable of, or pertaining to, inflection; deflecting; as,
      the inflective quality of the air. --Derham.

   2. (Gram.) Inflectional; characterized by variation, or
      change in form, to mark case, tense, etc.; subject to

   {Inflective language} (Philol.), a language like the Greek or
      Latin, consisting largely of stems with variable
      terminations or suffixes which were once independent
      words. English is both agglutinative, as, manlike,
      headache, and inflective, as, he, his, him. Cf.
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