[ kuh n-juhngk-tiv ]
/ kənˈdʒʌŋk tɪv /
serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue.
conjoined; joint: a conjunctive action.
Logic. characterizing propositions that are conjunctions.
Grammar. a conjunctive word; a conjunction.
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Origin of conjunctive
con·junc·tive·ly, adverbnon·con·junc·tive, adjectivenon·con·junc·tive·ly, adverbsub·con·junc·tive, adjective
sub·con·junc·tive·ly, adverbun·con·junc·tive, adjective
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Examples from the Web for conjunctively
The world it represents as a collection, some parts of which are conjunctively and others disjunctively related.Essays in Radical Empiricism|William James
British Dictionary definitions for conjunctively
/ (kənˈdʒʌŋktɪv) /
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)
Derived Formsconjunctively, adverb
Word Origin for conjunctive
C15: from Late Latin conjunctīvus, from Latin conjungere to conjoin
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