- absence or lack of observance.
Origin of nonobservance
Related Words for non-observantdisregarding, blind, careless, coarse, crude, delinquent, derelict, heedless, inadvertent, inattentive, inconsiderate, insensitive, lax, listless, mindless, neglectful, negligent, rash, reckless, remiss
Examples from the Web for non-observant
Historical Examples of non-observant
This is intended only for those who have been as non-observant as myself, and not the wise, who are always posted.
My companion was an old and non-observant man, who had come in after the rest of us.The Bronze Hand
Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)
The Russian proverb says of the non-observant man, “He goes through the forest and sees no firewood.”Self-Help