- not currently practicing one's profession, religion, etc.: a nonpracticing physician.
Origin of nonpracticing
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for nonpracticing
Indeed, there is no difference in opinion between practicing Catholics and nonpracticing Catholics.In Polls, Obama Wins on Contraception Compromise, Catholics Hold Steady
February 19, 2012