disjunctive

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈdʒʌŋktɪv/, /dɪsˈdʒʊŋktɪv/

EtymologyEdit

Latin disjunctivus.

AdjectiveEdit

disjunctive (comparative more disjunctive, superlative most disjunctive)

  1. Not connected; separated.
  2. (grammar, of a personal pronoun) Not used in immediate conjunction with the verb of which the pronoun is the subject. For example:
    English: me, him, them
    French: moi, toi
    Irish: é, í
  3. Tending to disjoin; separating.
  4. (music) Relating to disjunct tetrachords.
    • Moore (Encyc. of Music)
      Disjunctive notes.

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

disjunctive (plural disjunctives)

  1. (logic) A disjunction.
    • L. H. Atwater
      Disjunctives may be turned into conditionals.

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

disjunctīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of disjunctīvus
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