9 letter words ending in ence

Accedence (n.) The act of acceding.

Accidence (n.) The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar.

Accidence (n.) The rudiments of any subject.

Acescence (n.) Alt. of Acescency

Adherence (n.) The quality or state of adhering.

Adherence (n.) The state of being fixed in attachment; fidelity; steady attachment; adhesion; as, adherence to a party or to opinions.

Adjacence () Alt. of Adjacency

Affluence (n.) A flowing to or towards; a concourse; an influx.

Affluence (n.) An abundant supply, as of thought, words, feelings, etc.; profusion; also, abundance of property; wealth.

Apparence (n.) Appearance.

Appetence (n.) A longing; a desire; especially an ardent desire; appetite; appetency.

Coherence (n.) Alt. of Coherency

Crescence (n.) Increase; enlargement.

Decadence (n.) Alt. of Decadency

Decidence (n.) A falling off.

Deference (n.) A yielding of judgment or preference from respect to the wishes or opinion of another; submission in opinion; regard; respect; complaisance.

Desinence (n.) Termination; ending.

Diligence (n.) The quality of being diligent; carefulness; careful attention; -- the opposite of negligence.

Diligence (n.) Interested and persevering application; devoted and painstaking effort to accomplish what is undertaken; assiduity in service.

Diligence (n.) Process by which persons, lands, or effects are seized for debt; process for enforcing the attendance of witnesses or the production of writings.

Diligence (n.) A four-wheeled public stagecoach, used in France.

Effluence (n.) A flowing out, or emanation.

Effluence (n.) That which flows or issues from any body or substance; issue; efflux.

Eloquence (n.) Fluent, forcible, elegant, and persuasive speech in public; the power of expressing strong emotions in striking and appropriate language either spoken or written, thereby producing conviction or persuasion.

Eloquence (n.) Fig.: Whatever produces the effect of moving and persuasive speech.

Eloquence (n.) That which is eloquently uttered or written.

Emergence (n.) The act of rising out of a fluid, or coming forth from envelopment or concealment, or of rising into view; sudden uprisal or appearance.

Exhalence (n.) Exhalation.

Existence (n.) The state of existing or being; actual possession of being; continuance in being; as, the existence of body and of soul in union; the separate existence of the soul; immortal existence.

Existence (n.) Continued or repeated manifestation; occurrence, as of events of any kind; as, the existence of a calamity or of a state of war.

Existence (n.) That which exists; a being; a creature; an entity; as, living existences.

Feculence (n.) The state or quality of being feculent; muddiness; foulness.

Feculence (n.) That which is feculent; sediment; lees; dregs.

Forefence (n.) Defense in front.

Fourpence (n.) A British silver coin, worth four pence; a groat.

Fourpence (n.) A name formerly given in New England to the Spanish half real, a silver coin worth six and a quarter cents.

Frequence (n.) A crowd; a throng; a concourse.

Frequence (n.) Frequency; abundance.

Herehence (adv.) From hence.

Immanence (n.) Alt. of Immanency

Imminence (n.) The condition or quality of being imminent; a threatening, as of something about to happen. The imminence of any danger or distress.

Imminence (n.) That which is imminent; impending evil or danger.

Impotence (n.) Alt. of Impotency

Impudence (n.) The quality of being impudent; assurance, accompanied with a disregard of the presence or opinions of others; shamelessness; forwardness; want of modesty.

Incidence (n.) A falling on or upon; an incident; an event.

Incidence (n.) The direction in which a body, or a ray of light or heat, falls on any surface.

Indecence (n.) See Indecency.

Indigence (n.) The condition of being indigent; want of estate, or means of comfortable subsistence; penury; poverty; as, helpless, indigence.

Indolence (n.) Freedom from that which pains, or harasses, as toil, care, grief, etc.

Indolence (n.) The quality or condition of being indolent; inaction, or want of exertion of body or mind, proceeding from love of ease or aversion to toil; habitual idleness; indisposition to labor; laziness; sloth; inactivity.

Inference (n.) The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.

Inference (n.) That which inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.

Influence (n.) A flowing in or upon; influx.

Influence (n.) Power or authority arising from elevated station, excelence of character or intellect, wealth, etc.; reputation; acknowledged ascendency; as, he is a man of influence in the community.

Influence (n.) Induction.

Influence (v. t.) To control or move by power, physical or moral; to affect by gentle action; to exert an influence upon; to modify, bias, or sway; to move; to persuade; to induce.

Inherence (n.) Alt. of Inherency

Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being innocent; freedom from that which is harmful or infurious; harmlessness.

Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being morally free from guilt or sin; purity of heart; blamelessness.

Innocence (n.) The state or quality of being not chargeable for, or guilty of, a particular crime or offense; as, the innocence of the prisoner was clearly shown.

Innocence (n.) Simplicity or plainness, bordering on weakness or sil

Inscience (n.) Want of knowledge; ignorance.

Insolence (n.) The quality of being unusual or novel.

Insolence (n.) The quality of being insolent; pride or haughtiness manifested in contemptuous and overbearing treatment of others; arrogant contempt; brutal impudence.

Insolence (n.) Insolent conduct or treatment; insult.

Insolence (v. t.) To insult.

Lutulence (n.) The state or quality of being lutulent.

Nescience (n.) Want of knowledge; ignorance; agnosticism.

Ninepence (n.) An old English silver coin, worth nine pence.

Ninepence (n.) A New England name for the Spanish real, a coin formerly current in the United States, as valued at twelve and a half cents.

Obedience (n.) The act of obeying, or the state of being obedient; compliance with that which is required by authority; subjection to rightful restraint or control.

Obedience (n.) Words or actions denoting submission to authority; dutifulness.

Obedience (n.) A following; a body of adherents; as, the Roman Catholic obedience, or the whole body of persons who submit to the authority of the pope.

Obedience (n.) A cell (or offshoot of a larger monastery) governed by a prior.

Obedience (n.) One of the three monastic vows.

Obedience (n.) The written precept of a superior in a religious order or congregation to a subject.

Penitence (n.) The quality or condition of being penitent; the disposition of a penitent; sorrow for sins or faults; repentance; contrition.

Prurience (n.) Alt. of Pruriency

Redolence (n.) Alt. of Redolency

Reference (n.) The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for guidance.

Reference (n.) That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference in a text-book.

Reference (n.) Relation; regard; respect.

Reference (n.) One who, or that which, is referred to.

Reference (n.) One of whom inquires can be made as to the integrity, capacity, and the like, of another.

Reference (n.) A work, or a passage in a work, to which one is referred.

Reference (n.) The act of submitting a matter in dispute to the judgment of one or more persons for decision.

Reference (n.) The process of sending any matter, for inquiry in a cause, to a master or other officer, in order that he may ascertain facts and report to the court.

Reference (n.) Appeal.

Refluence (n.) Alt. of Refluency

Remanence (a.) Alt. of Remanency

Renitence (n.) Alt. of Renitency

Residence (n.) The act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year.

Residence (n.) The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile.

Residence (n.) The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence.

Residence (n.) The place where anything rests permanently.

Residence (n.) Subsidence, as of a sediment.

Residence (n.) That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.

Reticence (n.) The quality or state of being reticent, or keeping silence; the state of holding one's tonque; refraining to speak of that which is suggested; uncommunicativeness.

Reticence (n.) A figure by which a person really speaks of a thing while he makes a show as if he would say nothingon the subject.

Reverence (n.) Profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection, as for a holy being or place; the disposition to revere; veneration.

Reverence (n.) The act of revering; a token of respect or veneration; an obeisance.

Reverence (n.) That which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.

Reverence (n.) A person entitled to be revered; -- a title applied to priests or other ministers with the pronouns his or your; sometimes poetically to a father.

Reverence (v. t.) To regard or treat with reverence; to regard with respect and affection mingled with fear; to venerate.

Sentience (n.) Alt. of Sentiency

Temulence (n.) Alt. of Temulency

Unscience (n.) Want of science or knowledge; ignorance.

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