Asyndesis



asyndesis

asyndesis a·syn·de·sis (ə-sĭn’dĭ-sĭs)
n.
A disorder in which separate ideas or thoughts cannot be joined into a coherent concept.

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    Rhetoric. the omission of conjunctions, as in “He has provided the poor with jobs, with opportunity, with self-respect.”. Library Science. the omission of cross references, especially from a catalog. adjective (of a catalogue or index) without cross references (of a linguistic construction) having no conjunction, as in I came, I saw, I conquered noun (pl) […]

  • Asyndeton

    Rhetoric. the omission of conjunctions, as in “He has provided the poor with jobs, with opportunity, with self-respect.”. Library Science. the omission of cross references, especially from a catalog. Historical Examples The asyndeton in this distich is odd, given the preceding series of connectives. The Last Poems of Ovid Ovid But the asyndeton (so characteristic […]



  • Asynechia

    asynechia asynechia a·syn·ech·i·a (ā’sə-něk’ē-ə, ās’ə-) n. A discontinuity of structure.

  • Asynergia

    defective coordination between parts, as muscles or limbs, that normally act in unison. noun (pathol) lack of coordination between muscles or parts, as occurs in cerebellar disease asynergia a·sy·ner·gi·a (ā’sə-nûr’jē-ə, -jə) or a·syn·er·gy (ā-sĭn’ər-jē) n. The lack of cooperation or working together of parts that normally act in unison. a’sy·ner’gic adj.



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