Disjunctive Definition

dĭs-jŭngktĭv
adjective
Disjoining; separating or causing to separate.
Webster's New World
Serving to establish a relationship of contrast or opposition. The conjunction but in the phrase poor but comfortable is disjunctive.
American Heritage
Having to do with disjunction.
Webster's New World
Indicating a contrast or an alternative between words, clauses, etc.
In “John or Bob may go, but their sister may not,” “or” and “but” are disjunctive conjunctions.
Webster's New World
Designating or including a compound proposition consisting of two alternatives joined by or.
Webster's New World
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noun
A disjunctive conjunction.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Disjunctive

Noun

Singular:
disjunctive
Plural:
disjunctives

Origin of Disjunctive

  • Latin disjunctivus.

    From Wiktionary

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