Definition of asyndeton
Origin of asyndeton
OTHER WORDS FROM asyndetonas·yn·det·ic [as-in-det-ik], /ˈæs ɪnˈdɛt ɪk/, adjectiveas·yn·det·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use asyndeton in a sentence
And this is what Homer has expressed by using the figure Asyndeton.On the Sublime|Longinus
Therefore the figure asyndeton, whereby conjunctions are omitted, is highly commended by writers of rhetoric.
But the asyndeton resulting from the suppression of these words was felt to be intolerable.
But the asyndeton (so characteristic of the fourth Gospel) proving uncongenial to certain of old time, D inserted και.
Of this sort is Asyndeton when the conjunctions uniting sentences are removed.