syndetic

adjective syn·det·ic \ sin-ˈde-tik \

Definition of syndetic

:connective, connecting
  • syndetic pronoun
; also :marked by a conjunctive
  • syndetic relative clause

syndetically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of syndetic

Greek syndetikos, from syndein to bind together — more at asyndeton


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