polysyndeton

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin polysyndeton, itself from Byzantine Greek πολυσύνδετον (polusúndeton, literally many connected).

Noun[edit]

polysyndeton (countable and uncountable, plural polysyndetons or polysyndeta)

  1. (rhetoric) The use of many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence.

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