asyndeton

noun
asyn·de·ton | \ə-ˈsin-də-ˌtän, (ˌ)ā-ˈsin-\
plural asyndetons or asyndeta\-də-tə \

Definition of asyndeton 

: omission of the conjunctions that ordinarily join coordinate words or clauses (as in "I came, I saw, I conquered")

First Known Use of asyndeton

1555, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for asyndeton

Late Latin, from Greek, from neuter of asyndetos unconnected, from a- + syndetos bound together, from syndein to bind together, from syn- + dein to bind — more at diadem

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