What is another word for an incomplete sentence?

What is another word for an incomplete sentence?

sentence fragment
A sentence fragment (also known as an incomplete sentence) is a sentence that’s missing a subject, a verb, or both. Here’s an example of a sentence fragment: On my way home. On my way home is a prepositional phrase.

What is the synonym of incomplete?

deficient, insufficient, imperfect, defective, partial, patchy, sketchy, fragmentary, fragmented, scrappy, bitty. lacking, wanting, not entire, not whole, not total, abridged, shortened. qualified, restricted.

What’s another word for not finished?

What is another word for not finished?

incomplete partial
not completed not concluded
partially complete partially finished
unconcluded not done
unfulfilled ongoing

How do you avoid incomplete sentences?

Avoid Sentence Fragments

  1. Look for misplaced periods that may incorrectly separate words into incomplete sentences.
  2. Add the missing subject or verb to create a complete sentence.
  3. Join two or more fragments into a complete sentence (subject and predicate must both be included), using appropriate punctuation.

What is the root word for incomplete?

Origin. Late Middle English from late Latin incompletus, from Latin in- ‘not’ + completus ‘filled, finished’ (see complete).

Is incomplete the opposite of complete?

What is the opposite of incomplete?

detailed complete
extensive finished
overall accurate
absolute meticulous
completed expansive

What is difference between incomplete and Uncomplete?

Incomplete means (and meant) that not all parts are present. The Latin negative in- prefix was already attached, before the word was borrowed. The opposite of uncompleted is completed; i.e, finished, done (of activities). Completed is the past participle of the English verb complete, not a Latin verb.

Is this an incomplete sentence?

Another way to tell if a sentence is complete or incomplete is to see if the sentence expresses a complete thought. If there is not a complete thought, if you feel left hanging when you read the sentence, it probably is incomplete.