run-on sentence


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run-on sentence

n.
2. A very long sentence, especially one lacking order or coherence.

run′-on` sen′tence


n.
a written sequence of two or more main clauses that are not separated by a period or semicolon or joined by a conjunction.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.run-on sentence - an ungrammatical sentence in which two or more independent clauses are conjoined without a conjunction
sentence - a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"