English Grammar: Disjuncts

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Definition:

A disjunct expresses the speaker or writer's attitude to what is being described in the sentence.

EG: Fortunately, we managed to get there on time. ('Fortunately' shows us that the speaker was pleased about the result of the action.)

See Also:

Adverb; Adverbial; Adjunct; Conjunct

Category:

Adjectives and Adverbs

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