- 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 conjunctively
Historical Examples of conjunctively
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)
Word Origin for conjunctive
late 15c., from Latin coniunctivus "serving to connect," from coniunctus, past participle of coniungere (see conjoin). Grammatical sense is from 1660s.