syndeton


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Related to syndeton: polysyndeton

syndeton

(sɪnˈdiːtən)
n
(Grammar) grammar a syndetic construction. Compare asyndeton2
[C20: from Greek sundeton a bond, from sundein to bind together; see syndesis]
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For some grand style sentences, brevitas often invites Classical asyndeton (a signifying "without"; syndeton, connection).
polisindeton < poly(s) y syndeton < syndein, unir, ligar.
Syndeton is carefully observed in classical as well as in Hellenistic prose.