[ in-ig-zis-tuh nt ]
/ ˌɪn ɪgˈzɪs tənt /


not existent; having no existence; nonexistent.

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. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for 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

/ (ˌɪnɪɡˈzɪstənt) /


a rare word for nonexistent

Derived forms of inexistent

inexistence or inexistency, noun
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