from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of sejoining or disjoining; separation.

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

  • noun obsolete The act of disjoining, or the state of being disjoined.

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  • noun obsolete The act of disjoining, or the state of being disjoined.


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Latin sejunctio. See sejoin.


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  • Separation; disjunction. (from Phrontistery)

    May 25, 2008

  • Some examples:

    "Oporanthus differs from Zephy-ranthes in a lower insertion of the filaments, a sesile flower, a flattened and erect germ, rounder ovules, and no sejunction of a filament; probably in capsule and ripe seeds still more." -- Oporanthus Herb. An Appendix 38. 1821. -

    "Gross also theorized there that dementia praecox should properly be called dementia sejunctiva, from sejunction, i.e., splitting of consciousness and isolation of ideational and emotional complexes, as later used by Jung and Bleuler." -- Lothane: The Schism between Freud and Jung over Schreber: Its Implications for Method and Doctrine -

    "Carl Wernicke ... suggested that, whereas neurological disorders are associated with brain lesions, psychiatric disorders are associated with disruptions of connectivity, which he called sejunctions." -- Research: Is Autism a Disconnection Disorder? -

    " death is the separation or sejunction of the soul and the body, so the resurrection is the reunion of them in and unto life..." -- Carm Discussion Forums -

    "Institutional self-government is distinguished by its tenacity, assimilative power, and transmissible character. It can be successfully exported. But it increases only slowly and it depends on the conscientious willingness of citizens to obey lawful exercises of authority. It is threatened by "sejunction" (schism) if local interests begin to dominate, as in the Netherlands after it had won independence, and it may perish if the institutions themselves become corrupted or degenerate." -- Francis Lieber on the Sources of Civil Liberty -

    May 8, 2011