inflection[ in-flek-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF inflection
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INFLECTION
Somehow, the inflection on the last word did not altogether suggest the ingenuous.
The forger repeated the words with an inflection that was gloating.
I must have imagined the pause, the inflection; but he has me under surveillance.
"Yes, you will," Adams returned, not noticing that his son's inflection was satiric.
He spoke in a deep bass rumble, without emotion or inflection.
Its tone was velvety in its richness, nor was there the least inflection of astonishment in its tone.
There was no note of merriment in that sound, no inflection of satisfaction or joy.
What of eloquence when the voice fails or loses its facility of inflection?
"Leave him alone," ordered James with an inflection of command in his voice.
What Inflection is placed on the rhetorical questions in par.