conjunct: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (adj.kun-jungkt', kon'jungktn.kon'jungkt), [key]
— adj.
  1. bound in close association; conjoined; combined; united: conjunct ideas; conjunct influences.
  2. formed by conjunction.
    1. occurring only in combination with an immediately preceding or following form of a particular class, and constituting with this form a single phonetic unit, as 'll in English he'll, and n't in isn't.
    2. (of a pronoun) having enclitic or proclitic form and occurring with a verb, as French me, le, se.
    3. pertaining to a word so characterized.
  3. progressing melodically by intervals of a second: conjunct motion of an ascending scale.
  1. either of the propositions in a conjunction.
  2. a conjunctive adverb.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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