cadent definition by Webster's New World
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- Archaic falling
- having cadence
cadent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Having cadence or rhythm.
- Archaic Falling, as water or tears.
Origin: Latin cadēns, cadent-, present participle of cadere, to fall; see kad- in Indo-European roots.