Asyndeton

Asyndeton (from the ἀσύνδετον, `unconnected`, sometimes called asyndetism) is a figure of speech in which one or several conjunctions are omitted from a series of related clauses. Examples are veni, vidi, vici and its English translation `I came, I saw, I conquered`. Its use can have the effect of speeding up the rhythm of a passage ...
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Asyndeton

• (n.) A figure which omits the connective; as, I came, I saw, I conquered. It stands opposed to polysyndeton.
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asyndeton

noun the omission of conjunctions where they would normally be used
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Asyndeton

A·syn'de·ton noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... unconnected; 'a priv. + ... bound together, from ...; ... with + ... to bind.] (Rhet.) A figure which omits the connective; as, I came, I saw, I conquered . It stands opposed to polysyndeton .
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Asyndeton

An asyndeton is a figure of speech by which connecting words are omitted; as 'I came, saw, conquered.'
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asyndeton

asyndeton Not + fastened together. A rhetorical figure that gains brevity and force through the omission of connective words. In Julius Caesar's statement Veni, vidi, vici ('I came, I saw, I conquered') the conjunction et (and) has been omitted before vici. Units of mottoes and proverbs li...
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Asyndeton

lack of conjunctions between coordinate phrases, clauses, or words.
*We shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardships, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. J. F. Kennedy, Inaugural
*But, in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. Lincol...
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Asyndeton

Lists of words or phrases but without conjunctions. Compare with polysyndeton.
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asyndeton

lists of words, phrases, or expressions without conjunctions such as `and' and `or' to link them. George Herbert uses this figure of speech in 'Prayer (1).'
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Asyndeton

Lists of words, phrases, or expressions without conjunctions such as 'and' and 'or' to link them. Ge
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asyndeton

rhetorical device of omitting conjunctions
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Asyndeton

The artistic elimination of conjunctions in a sentence to create a particular effect. See schemes fo
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Asyndeton

The deliberate omission of conjunctions that would normally be used.
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asyndeton

the omission of the conjunctions that ordinarily join coordinate words or clauses, as in the phrase `I came, I saw, I conquered` or in Matthew ...
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