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Definition of "disjoining" [disjoining]

  • Present participle of disjoin. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "disjoining" in a sentence
  • "Her pace, therefore, is an odd, disjointed and disjoining, sort of movement that is rather disagreeable at first, but you soon grow reconciled to it."
  • "The part of a contradiction which conjoins a predicate with a subject is an affirmation; the part disjoining them is a negation."
  • "There are no means of combining these benefits except by separating the functions which guarantee the one from those which essentially require the other; by disjoining the office of control and criticism from the actual conduct of affairs, and devolving the former on the representatives of the Many, while securing for the latter, under strict responsibility to the nation, the acquired knowledge and practised intelligence of a specially trained and experienced Few."
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