disjunct

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Etymology[edit]

dis- + Latin junctus, "joined".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt/, /dɪsˈdʒʊŋkt/

Noun[edit]

disjunct (plural disjuncts)

  1. (logic) One of multiple propositions, any of which, if true, confirm the validity of another proposition (a disjunction)
  2. (linguistics) Any sentence element that is not fully integrated into the clausal structure of the sentence.
  3. (linguistics) An adverbial that expresses the speaker's or writer's attitude towards, or descriptive statement of, the propositional content of the associated clause or sentence.

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Adjective[edit]

disjunct (comparative more disjunct, superlative most disjunct)

  1. Separate; discontinuous; not connected.
  2. (botany) Occurring in widely separated geographic areas.

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