Definition of Subjunctive mood. Meaning of Subjunctive mood. Synonyms of Subjunctive mood
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Definition of Subjunctive mood
Subjunctive moodSubjunctive Sub*junc"tive, a. [L. subjunctivus, fr.
subjungere, subjunctum, to subjoin: cf. F. subjonctif. See
Subjoined or added to something before said or written.
Subjunctive mood (Gram.), that form of a verb which express
the action or state not as a fact, but only as a
conception of the mind still contingent and dependent. It
is commonly subjoined, or added as subordinate, to some
other verb, and in English is often connected with it by
if, that, though, lest, unless, except, until, etc., as in
the following sentence: ``If there were no honey, they
[bees] would have no object in visiting the flower.'
--Lubbock. In some languages, as in Latin and Greek, the
subjunctive is often independent of any other verb, being
used in wishes, commands, exhortations, etc.
Meaning of Subjunctive mood from wikipedia
- The subjunctive
is a grammatical mood
, a feature
of the utterance
the speaker's attitude towards
it. Subjunctive forms
- In English, the subjunctive mood
is a grammatical construction recognizable
by its use of the bare form of a verb in a finite clause
- (See tense–aspect–mood
for a discussion
of this.) Some examples
are indicative, interrogative, imperative, subjunctive
, ****ctive, optative...
make further subdivisions between kinds
of irrealis moods
. This is especially
so among Algonquian languages
such as Blackfoot. The subjunctive
- su****t of the cohortative mood
and is closely related
to the subjunctive mood
but is distinct
from the desiderative mood
has no morphological...
- first, second
T–V distinction: familiar
or formal Mood
: indicative, subjunctive
, or imperative
, the subjunctive mood
, and the imperative mood
. The perfective subjunctive
as the imperfective subjunctive
. The subjunctive
- the real world. In the second
sentence, work is in the subjunctive mood
is an irrealis mood
– here that he work does not necessarily express
- eight simple
into the indicative, subjunctive
and imperative moods
, with the conditional mood sometimes viewed
- The subjunctive
is a verb mood typically
used in dependent clauses
a wish, command, emotion, possibility, uncertainty, doubt, judgment...
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