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Webster 1913 Edition


Conjunctive

Con-junc′tive

,
Adj.
[L.
conjunctivus
.]
1.
Serving to unite; connecting together.
2.
Closely united.
[Obs.]
Shak.
Conjunctive mood
(Gram.)
,
the mood which follows a conjunction or expresses contingency; the subjunctive mood.
Conjunctive tissue
(Anat.)
,
the tissue found in nearly all parts of most animals. It yields gelatin on boiling, and consists of vriously arranged fibers which are imbedded protoplasmic cells, or corpuscles; – called also
cellular tissue
and
connective tissue
. Adipose or fatty tissue is one of its many forms, and cartilage and bone are sometimes included by the phrase.

Webster 1828 Edition


Conjunctive

CONJUNCTIVE

,
Adj.
1.
Closely united.
2.
Uniting; serving to unite.
3.
In grammar, the conjunctive mode is that which follows a conjunction, or expresses some condition, or contingency. It is more generally called subjunctive.

Definition 2022


conjunctive

conjunctive

English

Adjective

conjunctive (not comparable)

  1. (astrology, astronomy) Relating to a conjunction (appearance in the sky of two astronomical objects with the same right ascension or the same ecliptical longitude).
  2. (grammar) Relating to a conjunction (part of speech).
  3. (grammar) Relating to the conjunctive mood.
  4. (grammar) Of a personal pronoun, used only in immediate conjunction with the verb of which the pronoun is the subject, such as French je or Irish
  5. (grammar, of a verb) Subjunctive: inflected to indicate that an act or state of being is possible, contingent or hypothetical, and not a fact.
  6. (logic) Of or relating to logical conjunction.
  7. (obsolete) Closely united.

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Latin

Adjective

conjunctīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of conjunctīvus