Definition of Polysyndetons

1. Noun. (plural of polysyndeton) ¹



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Definition of Polysyndetons

1. polysyndeton [n] - See also: polysyndeton

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polysyndetons

polysyllabic word
polysyllabical
polysyllabically
polysyllabicism
polysyllabicity
polysyllabics
polysyllabism
polysyllabisms
polysyllable
polysyllables
polysymbrachydactyly
polysynaptic
polysyndactyly
polysyndetic
polysyndeton
polysyndetons (current term)
polysynody
polysyntheses
polysynthesis
polysynthetic
polysynthetic twinning
polysynthetically
polysyntheticism
polysyntheticisms
polysystemic
polysystemicity
polytan
polytans
polytech
polytechnic

Literary usage of Polysyndetons

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1. The Science of Discourse: A Rhetoric for High Schools and Colleges by Arnold Tompkins (1897)
"The following polysyndetons from "The Courtship of Miles Standish " are neat illustrations of this figure: — " Was it for this I have loved, and waited, ..."

2. Hermes: : Zeitschrift Fuür klassische Philologie (1905)
"Aus den letzten Stellen ist auch ersichtlich, daß Ovid im Gebrauche des polysyndetons nicht so streng war, wie man glaubt. ..."

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