Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Disconnected; not fitted or adjusted.
  • In ancient prosody: With interior catalexis at the end of a colon; procatalectic or dicatalectic: as, an asynartetic verse, meter, or period.
  • Composed of cola of different kinds of feet; episynthetic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Disconnected; not fitted or adjusted.
  • adjective (Pros.) a verse of two members, having different rhythms; as when the first consists of iambuses and the second of trochees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective disconnected; not fitted or adjusted.
  • adjective poetic Being or relating to a verse of two members, having different rhythms, as for example when the first consists of iambuses and the second of trochees.
  • noun poetic A verse of this kind.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek ἀσυνάρτητος (asunartētos, "disconnected, incoherent") from α- +‎ συναρτάω (sunartaō, "join or knit together") (from σύν (sun, "with") + ἀρτάω (artaō, "fasten or hang onto"))

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