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disjunctive

dis·junc·tive

disjunctive

 
pronunciation:
dIs juhngk tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, causing, or showing disjunction; separating; disjoining; dividing.
similar words:
discrete
definition 2: in grammar, of or denoting a word or phrase that indicates opposition or alternatives, as "but," "or," and "in contrast to".
definition 3: in grammar, of or denoting a word or phrase that is not syntactically part of the sentence in which it occurs, as "in my opinion" in "He is, in my opinion, the best baseball player ever".
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something such as an expression or deed that concerns alternatives.
definition 2: in grammar, a disjunctive word or phrase.
derivation: disjunctively (adv.)