(1) she spoke slowly and without inflection(2) On the other hand, they were superb ├ö├ç├┐readers├ö├ç├û of voices, intonation, inflection , fear, evasion, demand.(3) In such services, both the minister and the congregation routinely use voice rhythm and vocal inflection to convey meaning.(4) Furthermore, appealing to the use of a word may capture its direct meaning but leave untouched meanings that manifest themselves in the tone or inflection with which the word is used.(5) The missing link is the prosody, the patterns of stress, inflection , and intonation in a language.(6) Good listening habits involve not only hearing what someone says, but being sensitive to such nonverbal clues as voice inflection , facial expressions, and gestures.(7) Spanish uses word order, rather than noun and pronoun inflection , to encode meaning.(8) Through a blend of facial expression, voice inflection , and halting speech, Hagman handles it with authority and believability.(9) However, the optimal cluster size depended on the point of inflection of the curve describing the relationship between female mating bias and cluster size.(10) The fluidity of Polish syntax, due to inflection , makes possible a highly complex structure which, some Polish critics suspect, prevented Sep from attaining a wide readership in his time: he was too difficult.(11) A flat, natural, or sharp sign can be placed above it, to indicate a chromatic inflection of the upper note.(12) There was no inflection in her voice, and no particular emphasis on the title, but I marked the familiar way he addressed her and the formal manner in which she responded.(13) There was absolutely no inflection in his voice.(14) There is a decided effort and highly noticeable inflection in the words you speak.(15) Radio counts on voice inflection and an interesting speaker(16) Sometimes, I hate the lack of inflection in the written word.