- hanging; suspended
- undecided; pending
Origin of pendentMiddle English pendaunt: see pendant
- Hanging down; dangling; suspended.
- Projecting; overhanging.
- Awaiting settlement; pending.
Origin of pendentMiddle English pendant (influenced by Latin pend&emacron;ns, pendent-, present participle of pend&emacron;re, to hang), from Old French; see pendant1.
Variant of pendant1.
(comparative more pendent, superlative most pendent)
- Alternative spelling of pendant.