Definition of Disjunctive conjunction
1. Noun. The conjunctive relation of units that expresses the disjunction of their meanings.
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Literary usage of Disjunctive conjunction
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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"same thing; and therefore the affidavit was not void for uncertainty because of the use of the disjunctive conjunction "or," separating the allegation that ..."
2. English Grammar on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently by Roswell Chamberlain Smith (1869)
"A disjunctive conjunction. Q. What kind of a conjunction, then, ... Q. From the foregoing, what appears to be the use of the disjunctive conjunction ? 273. ..."
3. Smith's New Grammar: English Grammar on the Productive System: a Method of by Roswell Chamberlain Smith (1853)
"A disjunctive conjunction. Q. What kind of a conjunction, then, ... (J. From the foregoing, what appears to be the use of the disjunctive conjunction ? 273. ..."
4. The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and by Goold Brown (1858)
"Id. " The Disjunctive. Conjunction serves, not only to continue a ... Id. " When a disjunctive conjunction occurs between a singular noun or pronoun and a ..."
5. The Inland Educator by Francis M. Stalker, Charles Madison Curry, Walter W. Storms (1896)
"A disjunctive conjunction is a conjunction which expresses the relation of opposition. The typical disjunctive conjunction is the word, but; eg, ..."
6. Murray's English Grammar Simplified: Designed to Facilitate the Study of the by Allen Fisk, Lindley Murray (1822)
"... and his brother resides in London," But when two nouns or pronouns are connected by a disjunctive conjunction, they are to be considered separately, ..."