Recent Examples of disjunction from the Web
The average Destroyer song is lit up frequently by disjunction: the little sparks that pop out when one order of logic gets rammed into another.
There’s a strange temporal disjunction at the heart of Jesmyn Ward’s new novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing.
Thankfully no one has been injured by these combustible accessories, though a question is whether Donald Trump and his family partners will ever be burned by voters for the disjunction between his political rhetoric and business practices.
While this new technology does have some features that exacerbate the danger, the continuity of political ignorance and manipulation over time is more impressive than any seeming disjunction.
Thoreau felt the disjunction acutely, and his journal lays bare both his fascinated scrutiny of the most intricate factual details and his fear of losing his grasp of nature or the cosmos as a whole.
From Dec. 8, 1941, through Aug. 5, 1945 — the day before Hiroshima — there were no radical technological disjunctions during World War II.
Political disjunction via erectile dysfunction Former Labour MP Denis MacShane has apparently launched a peculiar attack on the antagonistic architects of the recent Gibraltar-gate.
The disjunction of the gorgeous and the gag-inducing is one of the film's hallmarks.
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disjunction vs Disconnect
A disjunction may be a mere lack of connection between two things, or a large gulf. There's often a huge disjunction between what people expect from computers and what they know about them, and the disjunction between a star's public image and her actual character may be just as big. We may speak of the disjunction between science and morality, between doing and telling, or between knowing and explaining. In recent years, disjunction seem to have been losing out to a newer synonym, the noun disconnect.
First Known Use of disjunction
DISJUNCTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disjunction for English Language Learners
: a lack of connection between things that are related or should be connected
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