Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: influx
IPA transcription: ['ɪnfl,ʌks]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: inflow, influx
    Meaning: the process of flowing in
Usage examples
  • I had been considerably startled when the lights burnt first green and then red; but had been momentarily under the impression that the change was due to some influx of noxious gas into the room.
  • Such are the effects of war, that it saps the vitals even of the neutral countries, who, obtaining a sudden influx of wealth, appear to be rendered flourishing by the destruction which ravages the hapless nations who are sacrificed to the ambition of their governors.
  • The red-room was a square chamber, very seldom slept in, I might say never, indeed, unless when a chance influx of visitors at Gateshead Hall rendered it necessary to turn to account all the accommodation it contained: yet it was one of the largest and stateliest chambers in the mansion.