11 letter words ending in ence

Abscondence (n.) Fugitive concealment; secret retirement; hiding.

Accrescence (n.) Continuous growth; an accretion.

Adolescence (n.) The state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; youth, or the period of life between puberty and maturity, generally considered to be, in the male sex, from fourteen to twenty-one. Sometimes used with reference to the lower animals.

Antecedence (n.) The act or state of going before in time; precedence.

Antecedence (n.) An apparent motion of a planet toward the west; retrogradation.

Armipotence (n.) Power in arms.

Beneficence (n.) The practice of doing good; active goodness, kindness, or charity; bounty springing from purity and goodness.

Benevolence (n.) The disposition to do good; good will; charitableness; love of mankind, accompanied with a desire to promote their happiness.

Benevolence (n.) An act of kindness; good done; charity given.

Benevolence (n.) A species of compulsory contribution or tax, which has sometimes been illegally exacted by arbitrary kings of England, and falsely represented as a gratuity.

Candescence (n.) See Incandescence.

Coalescence (n.) The act or state of growing together, as similar parts; the act of uniting by natural affinity or attraction; the state of being united; union; concretion.

Coexistence (n.) Existence at the same time with another; -- contemporary existence.

Cognoscence (n.) Cognizance.

Coincidence (n.) The condition of occupying the same place in space; as, the coincidence of circles, surfaces, etc.

Coincidence (n.) The condition or fact of happening at the same time; as, the coincidence of the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.

Coincidence (n.) Exact correspondence in nature, character, result, circumstances, etc.; concurrence; agreement.

Complacence (n.) Alt. of Complacency

Concurrence (n.) The act of concurring; a meeting or coming together; union; conjunction; combination.

Concurrence (n.) A meeting of minds; agreement in opinion; union in design or act; -- implying joint approbation.

Concurrence (n.) Agreement or consent, implying aid or contribution of power or influence; cooperation.

Concurrence (n.) A common right; coincidence of equal powers; as, a concurrence of jurisdiction in two different courts.

Connascence (n.) Alt. of Connascency

Consequence (n.) That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result.

Consequence (n.) A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.

Consequence (n.) Chain of causes and effects; consecution.

Consequence (n.) Importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction.

Consilience (n.) Act of concurring; coincidence; concurrence.

Consistence (n.) Alt. of Consistency

Contingence (n.) See Contingency.

Convenience (n.) Alt. of Conveniency

Convergence (n.) Alt. of Convergency

Demicadence (n.) An imperfect or half cadence, falling on the dominant instead of on the key note.

Despondence (n.) Despondency.

Displicence (n.) Alt. of Displicency

Dissilience (n.) Alt. of Dissiliency

Equivalence (n.) The condition of being equivalent or equal; equality of worth, value, signification, or force; as, an equivalence of definitions.

Equivalence (n.) Equal power or force; equivalent amount.

Equivalence (n.) The quantity of the combining power of an atom, expressed in hydrogen units; the number of hydrogen atoms can combine with, or be exchanged for; valency. See Valence.

Equivalence (n.) The degree of combining power as determined by relative weight. See Equivalent, n., 2.

Equivalence (v. t.) To be equivalent or equal to; to counterbalance.

Erubescence (n.) Alt. of Erubescency

Evanescence (n.) The act or state of vanishing away; disappearance; as, the evanescence of vapor, of a dream, of earthly plants or hopes.

Excrescence (n.) An excrescent appendage, as, a wart or tumor; anything growing out unnaturally from anything else; a preternatural or morbid development; hence, a troublesome superfluity; an incumbrance; as, an excrescence on the body, or on a plant.

Flocculence (n.) The state of being flocculent.

Florescence (n.) A bursting into flower; a blossoming.

Fraudulence (n.) Alt. of Fraudulency

Graveolence (n.) A strong and offensive smell; rancidity.

Hyalescence (n.) The process of becoming, or the state of being, transparent like glass.

Ignipotence (n.) Power over fire.

Impenitence (n.) The condition of being impenitent; failure or refusal to repent; hardness of heart.

Inappetence (n.) Alt. of Inappetency

Incoherence (n.) Alt. of Incoherency

Indiligence (n.) Want of diligence.

Inexistence (n.) Inherence; subsistence.

Inexistence (n.) That which exists within; a constituent.

Inexistence (n.) Want of being or existence.

Infrequence (n.) Alt. of Infrequency

Ingredience (n.) Alt. of Ingrediency

Inobedience (n.) Disobedience.

Iridescence (n.) Exhibition of colors like those of the rainbow; the quality or state of being iridescent; a prismatic play of color; as, the iridescence of mother-of-pearl.

Irreverence (n.) The state or quality of being irreverent; want of proper reverence; disregard of the authority and character of a superior.

Lactescence (n.) The state or quality of producing milk, or milklike juice; resemblance to milk; a milky color.

Lactescence (n.) The latex of certain plants. See Latex.

Maleficence (n.) Evil doing, esp. to others.

Malevolence (n.) The quality or state of being malevolent; evil disposition toward another; inclination to injure others; ill will. See Synonym of Malice.

Munificence (n.) Means of defense; fortification.

Munificence (n.) The quality or state of being munificent; a giving or bestowing with extraordinary liberality; generous bounty; lavish generosity.

Obsequience (n.) Obsequiousness.

Omnipotence (n.) Alt. of Omnipotency

Omniscience (n.) The quality or state of being omniscient; -- an attribute peculiar to God.

Opalescence (n.) A reflection of a milky or pearly light from the interior of a mineral, as in the moonstone; the state or quality of being opalescent.

Percipience (n.) Alt. of Percipiency

Persistence (n.) Alt. of Persistency

Petrescence (n.) The process of changing into stone; petrification.

Postponence (n.) The act of postponing, in sense 2.

Preaudience (n.) Precedence of rank at the bar among lawyers.

Precellence (n.) Alt. of Precellency

Preeminence (n.) The quality or state of being preeminent; superiority in prominence or in excellence; distinction above others in quality, rank, etc.; rarely, in a bad sense, superiority or notoriety in evil; as, preeminence in honor.

Prepollence (n.) Alt. of Prepollency

Pretendence (n.) The act of pretending; pretense.

Prevenience (n.) The act of going before; anticipation.

Proficience (n.) Alt. of Proficiency

Putrescence (n.) The state of being putrescent; putrescent matter.

Reemergence (n.) Act of reemerging.

Regredience (n.) A going back; a retrogression; a return.

Respondence (n.) Alt. of Respondency

Spumescence (n.) The state of being foamy; frothiness.

Submergence (n.) The act of submerging, or the state of being submerged; submersion.

Subsequence (n.) Alt. of Subsequency

Subsistence (n.) Real being; existence.

Subsistence (n.) Inherency; as, the subsistence of qualities in bodies.

Subsistence (n.) That which furnishes support to animal life; means of support; provisions, or that which produces provisions; livelihood; as, a meager subsistence.

Subsistence (n.) Same as Hypostasis, 2.

Sufficience (n.) Sufficiently.

Torpescence (n.) The quality or state or being torpescent; torpidness; numbness; stupidity.

Turgescence (n.) Alt. of Turgescency

Twelvepence (n.) A shilling sterling, being about twenty-four cents.

Unobedience (n.) Disobedience.

Unreverence (n.) Absence or lack of reverence; irreverence.

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Mark McCracken

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