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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. In the English language there is no separate word to distinguish the nominal from the real disjunctive – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 9. What is a disjunctive conjunction? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. When is a disjunctive maintained? – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  8. 17. How does a verb agree with disjunctive nominatives? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  9. 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
  10. Neither is the consequence from the second member of the disjunctive a valid inference. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  11. And thus good has always a power of combination, while evil is naturally solitary and disjunctive – Joyous Gard by Arthur Christopher Benson
  12. Then for much tobacco, the disjunctive hypothetical syllogism and the strict rigour of the game. – Far Off Things by Arthur Machen
  13. The Disjunctive form is employed when emphasis or distinctness is required. – Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.) by C. A. Toledano
  14. Thus he faced about on his disjunctive conjunction, now this way, now that, until he had time to consider what was the very lowest figure he could offer as a basis for his higgling. – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  15. 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
  16. From this point of view it becomes clear that there is no difference but one of expression between the disjunctive and the conjunctive proposition. – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  17. But if there are only two alternatives, the conclusion will be a simple proposition; if there are more than two, the conclusion will itself be a disjunctive – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
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