syncategorem


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Noun1.syncategorem - a syncategorematic expression; a word that cannot be used alone as a term in a logical proposition; "logical quantifiers, adverbs, prepositions, and conjunctions are called syncategoremes"
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
categorem, categoreme - a categorematic expression; a term capable of standing alone as the subject or predicate of a logical proposition; "names are called categorems"