Definition of syndetic in English:

syndetic

adjective

Grammar
  • Of or using conjunctions.

    ‘syndetic coordinations’
    • ‘Coordinating conjunctions are mainly used in compound syndetic sentences to link (coordinate) two or more independent ideas.’
    • ‘In the following exchange, note the use of simple clauses and sentence fragments joined by syndetic or asyndetic co-ordination.’
    • ‘This is syndetic coordination, since a coordinating conjunction is present.’

Origin

Early 17th century: from Greek sundetikos, from sundein bind together.

Pronunciation:

syndetic

/sɪnˈdɛtɪk/