disjunctive

[d_ɪ_s_dʒ_ˈʌ_ŋ_k_t_ɪ_v], [dɪsd͡ʒˈʌŋktɪv], [dɪsd‍ʒˈʌŋktɪv]

Definitions of disjunctive:

  1.   Disjoining: tending to separate: ( gram.) uniting sentences but disjoining the sense, or rather, marking an adverse sense. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Separating; in gram., that unites sentences, but disjoins the sense; in logic, having its parts set in opposition. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   Separating; disjoining. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4.   In gram., a word which disjoins. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Tending to disjoin; in gram., uniting words but separating sense. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   Tending to disconnect or separate. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   A word that disjoins; a disjunctive proposition. A disjunctive conjunction, a word which unites sentences in construction, but disjoins the sense. A disjunctive proposition, a proposition which, instead of a single predicate, has several alternatives united by the disjunctive conjunction " or." A disjunctive syllogism, a syllogism with a disjunctive major premise and a categorical minor. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8.   A conjunction which connects grammatically two words or clauses disjoined in meaning; as, either, or, neither, nor, etc. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9.   A word which disjoins. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10.   DISJUNCTIVELY. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for disjunctive:

  1. The difference- the fundamental difference between theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive – James Lipton

Usage examples for disjunctive:

  1. When a disjunctive word or words are used, the sign must be annexed to each word; as, " These are Charles's or James's books." ” – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  2. Neither is the consequence from the second member of the disjunctive a valid inference. ” – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  3. The apparent difference of procedure in the case of the antecedent, namely, that it is affirmed in the partly conjunctive, but denied in the disjunctive syllogism, is due merely to the fact that in the disjunctive proposition the truth of the consequent is involved in the falsity of the antecedent, so that the antecedent being necessarily negative, to deny it in appearance is in reality to assert it. ” – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  4. The Disjunctive form is employed when emphasis or distinctness is required. ” – Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.) by C. A. Toledano
  5. When a disjunctive conjunction occurs between a singular noun or pronoun and a plural one, the verb is made to agree with the plural noun or pronoun. ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. An example of this is, when the simple propositions are connected by the particle or; as, Either A is B or C is D; or by the particle if; as, A is B if C is D. In the former case, the proposition is called disjunctive in the latter conditional: the name hypothetical was originally common to both. ” – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  7. When is a disjunctive maintained? ” – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  8. As has been well remarked by Archbishop Whately and others, the disjunctive form is resolvable into the conditional; every disjunctive proposition being equivalent to two or more conditional ones. ” – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  9. “ 138. " When a disjunctive occurs between a singular noun, or pronoun, and a plural one, the verb is made to agree with the plural noun and pronoun." ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  10. 17. How does a verb agree with disjunctive nominatives? ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown

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