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syndetic

[sin-det-ik] /sɪnˈdɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
serving to unite or connect; connective; copulative.
2.
Grammar.
  1. conjunctive (def 3c).
  2. connected by a conjunction.
Also, syndetical.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Greek syndetikós, equivalent to sýndet(os) bound together (syn- syn- + de- (see syndesis) + -tos verbid suffix) + -ikos -ic
Related forms
syndetically, adverb
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Examples for syndetic
  • His approach was syndetic, circuitous, and surprising.
British Dictionary definitions for syndetic

syndetic

/sɪnˈdɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
denoting a grammatical construction in which two clauses are connected by a conjunction Compare asyndetic (sense 2)
Derived Forms
syndetically, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Greek sundetikos, from sundetos bound together; see syndesis
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