asyndeton

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Examples (rhetoric)

that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth
- Abraham Lincoln

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From Ancient Greek ἀσύνδετον (asundeton, unconnected).

Noun[edit]

asyndeton (plural asyndetons or asyndeta)

  1. (rhetoric) A stylistic scheme in which conjunctions are deliberately omitted from a series of words, phrases, clauses.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀσύνδετον (asundeton, unconnected).

Noun[edit]

asyndeton m

  1. asyndeton