There is no inflexion to distinguish number, gender or case.
But the new creative effort in language was accompanied by considerable crudeness of execution, and the novel word-formations and varieties of inflexion introduced by Pacuvius exposed him to the ridicule of the satirist Lucilius, and, long afterwards, to that of his imitator Persius.
The pseudo-participle seems, by its inflexion, to have been the perfect of the original Semitic conjugation.
The difference then is in verbal expression, way of putting, inflexion."
Its acquired significance could be varied by the inflexion of the voice or the suggestion of inverted commas.