disjunctive conjunction definition

  • adjective:
    • one linking grammatically two words or clauses, expressing in addition an opposition or split inherent in the notions or ideas; as, either, or, neither, nor, but, although, except, lest, etc.
    • one connecting grammatically two terms or conditions, articulating simultaneously an opposition or separation inherent in notions or thoughts; as, either, or, neither, nor, but, although, except, lest, etc.
  • noun:
    • the conjunctive connection of units that conveys the disjunction of their meanings
    • the conjunctive relation of devices that expresses the disjunction of the meanings

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