Definition of subsident in English:

subsident

adjective

  • Sinking or sloping downwards.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin subsīdent-, subsidēns, present participle of subsīdere subside. Compare Middle French subsident (of a sediment) that is at the bottom of a liquid.

Pronunciation

subsident

/ˈsʌbsɪd(ə)nt//səbˈsʌɪd(ə)nt/