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Definition of "conjoined" [con•joined]

  • Joined together, as with conjoined twins, or in matrimony. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of conjoin. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "conjoined" in a sentence
  • "1978 Baby A and Baby B were conjoined from the chest through the pelvis; one survived and one died following the separation."
  • "Or, alternatively, for many speakers of English, “I” and other subject pronouns have been converted to clitics, and thus can’t stand alone but only work in conjoined phrases (thus “for Bob and I”) or with verbs (thus “Who wants lunch?"
  • "One of the most critical decisions was when to deliver the babies, who had been identified as conjoined twins through an ultrasound, Mari said."