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
The definition of asyndeton is the writing style of leaving out several conjunctions (such as "as" or "and") from a sentence or a group of related sentences.
An example of asyndeton is someone writing the following, "She spoke. She left."
the practice of leaving out the usual conjunctions between coordinate sentence elements (Ex.: smile, shake hands, part)
The omission of conjunctions from constructions in which they would normally be used, as in “Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils, / Shrunk to this little measure?” ( Shakespeare )
Origin of asyndetonLate Latin from Greek asundeton from neuter of asundetos without conjunctions a- not ; see a- 1. sundetos bound together ( from sundein to bind together ) ( sun- syn- ) ( dein to bind )
(plural asyndetons or asyndeta)
From Ancient Greek ἀσύνδετον (asundeton, “unconnected”).