- serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue.
- conjoined; joint: a conjunctive action.
- Logic. characterizing propositions that are conjunctions.
- Grammar. a conjunctive word; a conjunction.
Origin of conjunctive
Examples from the Web for conjunctive
The sign of the conditional is ḥe or ḥ; that of the conjunctive ḷe or ḷ.Opuscula
Robert Gordon Latham
She waited a moment for him to express the limitation which the conjunctive implied.Carmen Ariza
Charles Francis Stocking
That percept was what I meant, for into it my idea has passed by conjunctive experiences of sameness and fulfilled intention.Essays in Radical Empiricism
But a comma is not sufficient before a conjunctive adverb like therefore.The Century Handbook of Writing
Here also exhaustion is a conjunctive cause, for overexertion can not be long continued without exhaustion.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
- joining; connective
- of or relating to conjunctions or their use
- logic relating to, characterized by, or containing a conjunction
- a less common word for conjunction (def. 3)
Word Origin and History for conjunctive
late 15c., from Latin coniunctivus "serving to connect," from coniunctus, past participle of coniungere (see conjoin). Grammatical sense is from 1660s.