- n. 节奏；韵律；抑扬顿挫
- n. (Cadence)人名；(法)卡当斯
来自词根cid, 掉落。词源同case, accident.
- cadence (n.)
- late 14c., "flow of rhythm in verse or music," from Middle French cadence, from Old Italian cadenza "conclusion of a movement in music," literally "a falling," from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, from neuter plural of Latin cadens, present participle of cadere "to fall" (see case (n.1)). In 16c., sometimes used literally for "an act of falling." A doublet of chance (n.).
- 1. He is not attempting necessarily to reproduce the cadence of speech.
- 2. Cadence means the rise and fall of the voice in reading with rhythm.
- 3. Any one may mouth out a passage with a theatrical cadence.
- 4. He liked the relaxed cadence of his retired life.
- 5. Pay attention to the pause at the end of each cadence.
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