- 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
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The world it represents as a collection, some parts of which are conjunctively and others disjunctively related.Essays in Radical Empiricism
- 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)
C15: from Late Latin conjunctīvus, from Latin conjungere to conjoin
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Word Origin and History for conjunctively
late 15c., from Latin coniunctivus "serving to connect," from coniunctus, past participle of coniungere (see conjoin). Grammatical sense is from 1660s.
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