Definition for CON-JUNC'TURE

CON-JUNC'TURE, n. [Fr. conjoncture. See Conjoin.]

  1. A joining; a combination or union, as of causes, events, or circumstances; as, an unhappy conjuncture of affairs.
  2. An occasion; a critical time, proceeding from a union of circumstances; as, at that conjuncture, peace was very desirable. Juncture is used in a like sense.
  3. Union; connection; mode of union; as, the conjunctures of letters in words. – Holder.
  4. Connection; union; consistency. I was willing to grant to presbytery what with reason it can pretend to in a conjuncture with episcopacy. King Charles.

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