hy·​po·​tac·​tic ˌhī-pə-ˈtak-tik How to pronounce hypotactic (audio)
: of or relating to hypotaxis

Word History


Greek hypotaktikos, from hypotassein

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hypotactic was in 1896

Dictionary Entries Near hypotactic

Cite this Entry

“Hypotactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypotactic. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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