conjunct[kən juŋkt′; also, and for n.always, kän′juŋkt′]
- joined together; joint; associated
- Music pertaining to progression by successive degrees of a scale
Origin: Midieval Latin ; from Classical Latin conjunctus, past participle of conjungere: see conjoin
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- Joined together; united.
- Acting in association; combined: “the conjunct . . . influences of fire and strong drink” (Thomas Love Peacock).
- Music Of or relating to successive tones of the scale, moving step by step: conjunct motion; a conjunct melody.
- One that is in conjunction or association with another.
- Logic One of the components of a conjunction.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin.
- con·junctˈly adverb