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Disjunction; disunion; separation.


another name for disjunction1


(dɪsˈdʒʌŋk tʃər)

the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined; disjunction.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disjuncture - state of being disconnected
separation - the state of lacking unity
separability - the capability of being separated
incoherence, incoherency - lack of cohesion or clarity or organization


The act or an instance of separating one thing from another:
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Her work in founding IE stemmed from what Smith described as the disjuncture she experienced early in her career between being a sociologist in a male dominated and gendered institution, and a single mother of two young children (Smith, 2005).
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The limit of this proposal is the potential disjuncture with Christology.
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