Definition of cadenced in English:



  • See cadence

    • ‘For all their - almost - excess of expression, the lines are cadenced and paid out in a sort of listening rhythm, a very personal, measured gather and tumble of polysyllables, after the unhearing jack-hammer blast of the early poems.’
    • ‘The lines, broken off of the conventional blues verse, are clipped, colloquial, and cadenced.’
    • ‘One's admiration for this haunting and beautifully cadenced lament is likely to increase when we submit it to metrical analysis.’
    • ‘Moreover he writes like a dream, in sentences cadenced like poetry.’
    • ‘We could almost hear the cadenced tread of feet.’