Conjunction vs Conjuncture - What's the difference?

conjunction | conjuncture |


As nouns the difference between conjunction and conjuncture

is that conjunction is the act of joining, or condition of being joined while conjuncture is a combination of events or circumstances; a conjunction; a union.

conjunction

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of joining, or condition of being joined.
  • (obsolete) Sexual intercourse.
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  • (grammar) A word used to join other words or phrases together into sentences. The specific conjunction used shows how the two joined parts are related. Example: Bread, butter and cheese.
  • (astronomy) The alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth.
  • (astrology) An aspect in which planets are in close proximity to one another.
  • (logic) The proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the (\and) operator.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (in logic) disjunction

    Hypernyms

    * (in logic) logical connective

    Meronyms

    * (in logic) conjunct

    Derived terms

    * inferior conjunction * superior conjunction * conjunctive normal form

    See also

    * disjunction

    conjuncture

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A combination of events or circumstances; a conjunction; a union.
  • A set of circumstances causing a crisis; a juncture.