Asyndetic As`yn*det"ic, a. [See {Asyndeton}.] Characterized by the use of asyndeton; not connected by conjunctions. -- {As`yn*det"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • asyndetically — adverb see asyndetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asyndetically — See asyndetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • asyndetically — asyn·det·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • asyndetically — I. adverb see asyndetic I II. adverb see asyndetic II …   Useful english dictionary

  • asyndetic — adjective Date: circa 1864 marked by asyndeton • asyndetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asyndeton — asyndetic /as in det ik/, adj. asyndetically, adv. /euh sin di ton , teuhn/, n. 1. Rhet. the omission of conjunctions, as in He has provided the poor with jobs, with opportunity, with self respect. 2. Library Science. the omission of cross… …   Universalium

  • asyndeton — /əˈsɪndətɒn/ (say uh sinduhton), /eɪ / (say ay ) noun Rhetoric the omission of conjunctions. {Latin, from Greek, neuter of asyndetos unjoined} –asyndetic /æsɪnˈdɛtɪk/ (say asin detik), adjective –asyndetically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • asyndeton — [ə sin′də tän΄] n. [LL < Gr < a , not + syndetos, united with < syndein, to bind together < syn , together + dein, to bind: see DIADEM] the practice of leaving out the usual conjunctions between coordinate sentence elements (Ex.:… …   English World dictionary

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