paratactic

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paratactic (comparative more paratactic, superlative most paratactic)

  1. Pertaining to or using parataxis.
    • 2007 February 16, The New York Times, “Pop and Rock Listings”, New York Times:
      BARR (Tonight and tomorrow night) Over bare stutters of piano and drums, Brendan Fowler of Barr lets loose an endlessly self-regarding logorrhea, questioning his every thought and instinct in a naked, paratactic melancholy.

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