disjunctive

Definitions:

  • Serving to separate or divide.
  • Serving to establish a relationship of contrast or opposition. The conjunction <em>but</em> in the phrase <em>poor but comfortable</em> is disjunctive.
  • None
  • Of a proposition that presents two or more alternative terms.
  • Of a syllogism that contains a disjunction as one premise.
  • A disjunctive conjunction.
  • Serving or tending to disjoin; separating; dividing; distinguishing: as, a disjunctive conjunction.
  • Incapable of joining or uniting.
  • Comprising or marked by a disjunction or separation of parts.
  • In <em>music</em>, pertaining to disjunct tetrachords: as, a <em>disjunctive</em> interval
  • In <em>grammar</em>, a word that disjoins; a disjunctive conjunction, as <em>or</em>, <em>nor</em>, <em>neither.</em>
  • In <em>logic</em>, a disjunctive proposition.
  • A disjunctive conjunction.
  • A disjunctive proposition.
  • Tending to disjoin; separating; disjoining.
  • Pertaining to disjunct tetrachords.
  • one connecting grammatically two words or clauses, expressing at the same time an opposition or separation inherent in the notions or thoughts; as, <ex>either</ex>, <ex>or</ex>, <ex>neither</ex>, <ex>nor</ex>, <ex>but</ex>, <ex>although</ex>, <ex>except</ex>, <ex>lest</ex>, etc.
  • a proposition in which the parts are connected by disjunctive conjunctions, specifying that one of two or more propositions may hold, but that no two propositions may hold at the same time; as it is <ex>either</ex> day <ex>or</ex> night.
  • one in which the major proposition is <ex>disjunctive</ex>; as, the earth moves in a circle or an ellipse; but in does not move in a circle, therefore it moves in an ellipse.
  • Not <xref>connected</xref>. <xref>Separated</xref>
  • Of a <xref>personal pronoun</xref>, not used in immediate conjunction with the verb of which the pronoun is the subject, examples:
  • A <xref>disjunction</xref>.
  • serving or tending to divide or separate
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