asyntactic

adjective
asyn·​tac·​tic
variants: or less commonly asyntactical \ ¦ā + (ˌ)⸗¦⸗⸗⸗ \

Definition of asyntactic

: not syntactic an asyntactic narrative an asyntactic compound such as star-spangled, with a structure differing from that of the phrase spangled with stars

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History and Etymology for asyntactic

Greek asyntaktikos, from a- a- entry 2 + syntaktikos syntactic, syntactical

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“Asyntactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asyntactic. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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