Meaning of adversative asyndeton

adver'sative asyn'deton

Pronunciation: [key]
— Rhet. Rhet.
  1. a staccato effect produced by omitting adversative connectives from between two or more items forming a group, as in “I liked all there was to buy in the store … I didn't get anything.” Cf. copulative asyndeton.
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