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EX-JUNC-TIVE. Pronunciation (Ehks-JUNK-tiv)


Of, or relating to, the accidental or purposeful, but complete subversion of any semiotic context or system i.e. images, texts, languages, idioms

a prefix meaning “out of,” “from,”

junct ( us ), past participle of jungere to join ( jung- join + -tus past participle suffix)

-ive 3
a suffix of adjectives (and nouns of adjectival origin) expressing tendency, disposition, function, connection

Related forms:
Exjunctivise(d) -

Adjective: to subvert something to an exjunctive result
Exjunctively -
Adverb: tending to subvert, as of by accident or by purpose
In a sentence:

"Ross Noble's comedy act is very exjunctive/ He speaks in a very exjunctive manner."

"Kenneth Williams' innuendoes are always said so exjuntively"

In an example:

"Queer As Folk"


there's nowt so queer as folk
(simile, colloquial) Nothing is as strange, as odd as people can be.


Queer As Folk

Plays on the modern day English synonym of "queer", meaning homosexual. Used as a title for a television drama about contemporary gay community
by Jonathan Frame April 29, 2011
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