disjunction

[ dis-juhngk-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF disjunction
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Disjunction is more frequent in dry fruits than in fleshy ones.

Thus the disjunction "universal-particular" includes all objects.

What bodes this rare conjunction and disjunction of man and wife and of old affections?

Is not that disjunction the ultimate word of Logic in the matter, and can any disjunction, as such, resolve itself?

A question might be defined as a disjunctive judgment in which one member of the disjunction is expressed and the others implied.

The disjunction disappears and the judgment emerges: "This is a case of cortical aphasia."

The disjunction or dialysis of the carpels, for instance, frequently renders axile placentation marginal.

How necessary this disjunction of the two authorities is, I had to experience in June, 1866.

In this condition it acted very well, and gave a good spark at the time and place of disjunction.

For this disjunction from Hellenic life, brought about by war, is not only physical but has become spiritual.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, disjunccioun, from Old French disjunction (13c.) or directly from Latin disjunctionem "separation," noun of action from past participle stem of disjungere (see disjointed).

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