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asyndeton


asyndeton


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asyndeton  \A*syn"de*ton\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  unconnected; 
  'a  priv.  +  ?  bound  together,  fr  ?;  ?  with  +  ?  to  bind.] 
  (Rhet.) 
  A  figure  which  omits  the  connective;  as  I  came  I  saw,  I 
  conquered.  It  stands  opposed  to  {polysyndeton}.