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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of, relating to, or exhibiting dependent relation or construction, as of clauses

Usage examples (7)
  • The twenty-two prose-poem revisions fall between disjunctive textual synthesis and nuanced hypotactic collage.
  • If the syntax of the story has to this point been hypotactic to an almost absurd degree (even for German), the sentences suddenly become simpler, even paratactic.
  • In these terms, the hypotactic grammar of the first section of the story is eventually brought low by the tap tap of a paratactic specter that reduces everything to...
  • As elaborate as the hypotactic constructions they facilitate may be, Kleist's conjunctions never turn into substantives, and und in particular never assumes a coherent... for more
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