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Asyndeton Definition

Lists of words or phrases but without conjunctions. Compare with polysyndeton.


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\A*syn"de*ton\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? unconnected; 'a priv. + ? bound together, fr. ?; ? with + ? to bind.] (Rhet.) A figure which omits the connective; as, I came, I saw, I conquered. It stands opposed to {polysyndeton}.

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