Definition of Disjunctives
1. disjunctive [n] - See also: disjunctive
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disjunctives
Literary usage of Disjunctives
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of the English Language: For the Use of Students of the by Robert Gordon Latham (1875)
"... two or more Terms are called Copulative; as and. Conjunctions which connect one of two Terms are called Disjunctive; as or. disjunctives are either true ..."
2. The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham (1855)
"disjunctives (or, nor) are of two sorts, real and nominal. ... In all nominal disjunctives the inference is, that if an agent (or agents) do not perform a ..."
3. Syntax of Classical Greek from Homer to Demosthenes by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller (1911)
"When singular subjects are connected by disjunctives the singular is the rule, but the plural is sometimes found. ..."
4. A Shorter French Course by William Henry Fraser, John Squair (1913)
"disjunctives continued. — In addition to their use after prepositions (§ 53), they are employed as follows: — 1. As the real (or logical) subject with ce ..."
5. Philosophic Etymology: Or Rational Grammar by James Gilchrist (1816)
"NEGATIVES OR disjunctives.* The class of words here intended, are of so ambiguous a character, that it is difficult or impossible to give them any ..."