asyndetic

adjective

as·​yn·​det·​ic ˌa-sᵊn-ˈde-tik How to pronounce asyndetic (audio)
: marked by asyndeton
asyndetically adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of asyndetic was in 1823

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Cite this Entry

“Asyndetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asyndetic. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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