variants or less commonly asyntactical
¦ā + (ˌ)⸗¦⸗⸗⸗
: not syntactic
an asyntactic narrative
an asyntactic compound such as star-spangled, with a structure differing from that of the phrase spangled with stars

Word History


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

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“Asyntactic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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