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hypotactic

Marked by the use of connecting words between clauses or sentences, explicitly showing the logical or other relationships between them: ‘I am tired because it is hot.’ Such use of syntactic subordination of one clause to another is known as hypotaxis. The opposite kind of construction, referred to as paratactic, simply juxtaposes clauses or sentences: ‘I am tired; it is hot’
never heard of this terms before

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You just inspired the next RL alt name. "Big English words" are like diamonds to ESLers.
 

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Paratetic sentence :
I didn't read; I also didn't care

Hypotetic sentence :

I didnt read, for this reason I didn't care
 
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wtf do u mean

There's no direct correlation between them in the first sentence
"for this reason" isn't a conjunction; you just juxtaposed two separate sentences and acted like (incorrectly) using a comma instead of a semi-colon made it hypotactic
 
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