[in-ig-zis-tuh nt]

Origin of inexistent

1640–50; < Late Latin inexistent- (stem of inexistēns) not existing. See in-3, existent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for inexistent

Historical Examples of inexistent

  • He was a good subject for speculation because imponderable and inexistent.

    A Bed of Roses

    W. L. George

  • Is it possible for an inexistent thing to vouch for the existence of something which we know only from its attestations?

    The Reform of Education

    Giovanni Gentile

British Dictionary definitions for inexistent


  1. a rare word for nonexistent
Derived Formsinexistence or inexistency, noun
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