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syndetic

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adjective syn·det·ic \sin-ˈde-tik\

Definition of syndetic

  1. :  connective, connecting <syndetic pronoun>; also :  marked by a conjunctive <syndetic relative clause>

syndetically play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of syndetic

Greek syndetikos, from syndein to bind together — more at asyndeton


First Known Use: 1876


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