ENCLIT'IC, a. [Gr. inclined; to incline.]

1. Leaning; inclining, or inclined. In grammar, an enclitic particle or word,is one which is so closely united to another as to seem to be a part of it; as que, ne, and ve, in virumque, nonne, aliusve.

2. Throwing back the accent upon the foregoing syllable.

ENCLIT'IC, n. A word which is joined to the end of another, as que, in virumque, which may vary the accent.

1. A particle or word that throws the accent or emphasis back upon the former syllable.