10 letter words ending in ence

Abhorrence (n.) Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike.

Absistence (n.) A standing aloof.

Abstinence (n.) The practice of self-denial by depriving one's self of certain kinds of food or drink, especially of meat.

Acturience (n.) Tendency or impulse to act.

Advertence () Alt. of Advertency

Albescence (n.) The act of becoming white; whitishness.

Appendence (n.) Alt. of Appendency

Calescence (n.) Growing warmth; increasing heat.

Competence (n.) Alt. of Competency

Condolence (n.) Expression of sympathy with another in sorrow or grief.

Conference (n.) The act of comparing two or more things together; comparison.

Conference (n.) The act of consulting together formally; serious conversation or discussion; interchange of views.

Conference (n.) A meeting for consultation, discussion, or an interchange of opinions.

Conference (n.) A meeting of the two branches of a legislature, by their committees, to adjust between them.

Conference (n.) A stated meeting of preachers and others, invested with authority to take cognizance of ecclesiastical matters.

Conference (n.) A voluntary association of Congregational churches of a district; the district in which such churches are.

Confidence (n.) The act of confiding, trusting, or putting faith in; trust; reliance; belief; -- formerly followed by of, now commonly by in.

Confidence (n.) That in which faith is put or reliance had.

Confidence (n.) The state of mind characterized by one's reliance on himself, or his circumstances; a feeling of self-sufficiency; such assurance as leads to a feeling of security; self-reliance; -- often with self prefixed.

Confidence (n.) Private conversation; (pl.) secrets shared; as, there were confidences between them.

Confidence (n.) Trustful; without fear or suspicion; frank; unreserved.

Confidence (n.) Having self-reliance; bold; undaunted.

Confidence (n.) Having an excess of assurance; bold to a fault; dogmatical; impudent; presumptuous.

Confidence (n.) Giving occasion for confidence.

Confluence (n.) The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; the place of meeting.

Confluence (n.) Any running together of separate streams or currents; the act of meeting and crowding in a place; hence, a crowd; a concourse; an assemblage.

Congruence (n.) Suitableness of one thing to another; agreement; consistency.

Conscience (n.) Knowledge of one's own thoughts or actions; consciousness.

Conscience (n.) The estimate or determination of conscience; conviction or right or duty.

Conscience (n.) Tenderness of feeling; pity.

Continence (n.) Alt. of Continency

Corpulence (n.) Alt. of Corpulency

Crapulence (n.) The sickness occasioned by intemperance; surfeit.

Decumbence (n.) Alt. of Decumbency

Decurrence (n.) The act of running down; a lapse.

Deficience (n.) Same as Deficiency.

Dehiscence (n.) The act of gaping.

Dependence (n.) The act or state of depending; state of being dependent; a hanging down or from; suspension from a support.

Dependence (n.) The state of being influenced and determined by something; subjection (as of an effect to its cause).

Dependence (n.) Mutu/// /onnection and support; concatenation; systematic ///er relation.

Dependence (n.) Subjection to the direction or disposal of another; inability to help or provide for one's self.

Dependence (n.) A resting with confidence; reliance; trust.

Dependence (n.) That on which one depends or relies; as, he was her sole dependence.

Dependence (n.) That which depends; anything dependent or suspended; anything attached a subordinate to, or contingent on, something else.

Dependence (n.) A matter depending, or in suspense, and still to be determined; ground of controversy or quarrel.

Deterrence (n.) That which deters; a deterrent; a hindrance.

Devergence (n.) Alt. of Devergency

Difference (n.) The act of differing; the state or measure of being different or unlike; distinction; dissimilarity; unlikeness; variation; as, a difference of quality in paper; a difference in degrees of heat, or of light; what is the difference between the innocent and the guilty?

Difference (n.) Disagreement in opinion; dissension; controversy; quarrel; hence, cause of dissension; matter in controversy.

Difference (n.) That by which one thing differs from another; that which distinguishes or causes to differ; mark of distinction; characteristic quality; specific attribute.

Difference (n.) Choice; preference.

Difference (n.) An addition to a coat of arms to distinguish the bearings of two persons, which would otherwise be the same. See Augmentation, and Marks of cadency, under Cadency.

Difference (n.) The quality or attribute which is added to those of the genus to constitute a species; a differentia.

Difference (n.) The quantity by which one quantity differs from another, or the remainder left after subtracting the one from the other.

Difference (v. t.) To cause to differ; to make different; to mark as different; to distinguish.

Diffidence (n.) The state of being diffident; distrust; want of confidence; doubt of the power, ability, or disposition of others.

Diffidence (n.) Distrust of one's self or one's own powers; lack of self-reliance; modesty; modest reserve; bashfulness.

Diffluence (n.) Alt. of Diffluency

Dissidence (a.) Disagreement; dissent; separation from the established religion.

Divergence (n.) Alt. of Divergency

Ebullience (n.) Alt. of Ebulliency

Efficience (n.) Alt. of Efficiency

Effulgence (n.) The state of being effulgent; extreme brilliancy; a flood of light; great luster or brightness; splendor.

Excellence (n.) The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue.

Excellence (n.) An excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue.

Excellence (n.) A title of honor or respect; -- more common in the form excellency.

Expedience (n.) Alt. of Expediency

Experience (n.) Trial, as a test or experiment.

Experience (n.) The effect upon the judgment or feelings produced by any event, whether witnessed or participated in; personal and direct impressions as contrasted with description or fancies; personal acquaintance; actual enjoyment or suffering.

Experience (n.) An act of knowledge, one or more, by which single facts or general truths are ascertained; experimental or inductive knowledge; hence, implying skill, facility, or practical wisdom gained by personal knowledge, feeling or action; as, a king without experience of war.

Exrerience (v. t.) To make practical acquaintance with; to try personally; to prove by use or trial; to have trial of; to have the lot or fortune of; to have befall one; to be affected by; to feel; as, to experience pain or pleasure; to experience poverty; to experience a change of views.

Exrerience (v. t.) To exercise; to train by practice.

Fatiscence (n.) A gaping or opening; state of being chinky, or having apertures.

Flatulence (n.) Alt. of Flatlency

Impatience (n.) The quality of being impatient; want of endurance of pain, suffering, opposition, or delay; eagerness for change, or for something expected; restlessness; chafing of spirit; fretfulness; passion; as, the impatience of a child or an invalid.

Impendence (n.) Alt. of Impendency

Imprudence (n.) The quality or state of being imprudent; want to caution, circumspection, or a due regard to consequences; indiscretion; inconsideration; reshness; also, an imprudent act; as, he was guilty of an imprudence.

Incipience (n.) Alt. of Incipiency

Incurrence (n.) The act of incurring, bringing on, or subjecting one's self to (something troublesome or burdensome); as, the incurrence of guilt, debt, responsibility, etc.

Indulgence (n.) The act of indulging or humoring; the quality of being indulgent; forbearance of restrain or control.

Indulgence (n.) An indulgent act; favor granted; gratification.

Indulgence (v. t.) To grant an indulgence to.

Inevidence (n.) Want of evidence; obscurity.

Insipience (n.) Want of intelligence; stupidity; folly.

Insistence (n.) The quality of insisting, or being urgent or pressing; the act of dwelling upon as of special importance; persistence; urgency.

Insurgence (n.) Alt. of Insurgency

Latescence (n.) A slight withdrawal from view or knowledge.

Negligence (n.) The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect; heedlessness.

Negligence (n.) An act or instance of negligence or carelessness.

Negligence (n.) The omission of the care usual under the circumstances, being convertible with the Roman culpa. A specialist is bound to higher skill and diligence in his specialty than one who is not a specialist, and liability for negligence varies acordingly.

Occurrence (n.) A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision.

Occurrence (n.) Any incident or event; esp., one which happens without being designed or expected; as, an unusual occurrence, or the ordinary occurrences of life.

Permanence (n.) Alt. of Permanency

Pertinence (n.) Alt. of Pertinency

Pestilence (n.) Specifically, the disease known as the plague; hence, any contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastating.

Pestilence (n.) Fig.: That which is pestilent, noxious, or pernicious to the moral character of great numbers.

Precedence (n.) Alt. of Precedency

Preference (n.) The act of Preferring, or the state of being preferred; the setting of one thing before another; precedence; higher estimation; predilection; choice; also, the power or opportunity of choosing; as, to give him his preference.

Preference (n.) That which is preferred; the object of choice or superior favor; as, which is your preference?

Prefidence (n.) The quality or state of being prefident.

Prescience (n.) Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight.

Presidence (n.) See Presidency.

Prevalence (n.) The quality or condition of being prevalent; superior strength, force, or influence; general existence, reception, or practice; wide extension; as, the prevalence of virtue, of a fashion, or of a disease; the prevalence of a rumor.

Procidence (n.) Alt. of Procidentia

Prodigence (n.) Waste; profusion; prodigality.

Profluence (n.) Quality of being profluent; course.

Prominence (n.) Alt. of Prominency

Providence (n.) The act of providing or preparing for future use or application; a making ready; preparation.

Providence (n.) Foresight; care; especially, the foresight and care which God manifests for his creatures; hence, God himself, regarded as exercising a constant wise prescience.

Providence (n.) A manifestation of the care and superintendence which God exercises over his creatures; an event ordained by divine direction.

Providence (n.) Prudence in the management of one's concerns; economy; frugality.

Pubescence (n.) The quality or state of being pubescent, or of having arrived at puberty.

Pubescence (n.) A covering of soft short hairs, or down, as one some plants and insects; also, the state of being so covered.

Purrulence (n.) Alt. of Purulency

Quiescence (n.) Alt. of Quiescency

Recipience (n.) Alt. of Recipiency

Recommence (v. i.) To commence or begin again.

Recommence (v. i.) To begin anew to be; to act again as.

Recommence (v. t.) To commence again or anew.

Recumbence (n.) The act of leaning, resting, or reclining; the state of being recumbent.

Recurrence (n.) Alt. of Recurrency

Refulgence (n.) Alt. of Refulgency

Renascence (n.) The state of being renascent.

Renascence (n.) Same as Renaissance.

Repellence (n.) Alt. of Repellency

Resilience (n.) Alt. of Resiliency

Resurgence (n.) The act of rising again; resurrection.

Rubescence (n.) The quality or state of being rubescent; a reddening; a flush.

Senescence (n.) The state of growing old; decay by time.

Somnolence (n.) Alt. of Somnolency

Subsidence (n.) Alt. of Subsidency

Succulence (n.) Alt. of Succulency

Threepence (n.) A small silver coin of three times the value of a penny.

Transience (n.) Alt. of Transiency

Trivalence (n.) The quality or state of being trivalent.

Truculence (n.) Alt. of Truculency

Turbulence (n.) The quality or state of being turbulent; a disturbed state; tumult; disorder; agitation.

Univalence (n.) The quality or state of being univalent.

Unpatience (n.) Impatience.

Unprudence (n.) Imprudence.

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Mark McCracken

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