- The definition of asyndetic refers to the act of leaving out one or more of the usual conjunctions between sentence elements.
The sentence “I gave her food, shelter, clothing” is an example of asyndetic.
Variant of asyndeton
the practice of leaving out the usual conjunctions between coordinate sentence elements (Ex.: smile, shake hands, part)
Origin of asyndetonLate Latin ; from Classical Greek ; from a-, not + syndetos, united with ; from syndein, to bind together ; from syn-, together + dein, to bind: see diadem