- Archaic falling
- having cadence
- Having cadence or rhythm.
- Archaic Falling, as water or tears.
Origin of cadentLatin cadēns, cadent-, present participle of cadere, to fall; see kad- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more cadent, superlative most cadent)
- The 3rd, 6th, 9th and 12th houses in Astrology are considered cadent houses.