What is PARENTHESIS?

Part of a sentence occurring in the middle thereof, and inclosed between marks like ( ), the omission of which part would not injure the grammatical construction of the rest of the sentence. Wharton; In re Schilling, 53 Fed. 81, 3 C. C. A. 440.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of PARENTHESIS helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary