nonexistence

[non-ig-zis-tuh ns]

noun

absence of existence.
a thing that has no existence.

Origin of nonexistence

First recorded in 1640–50; non- + existence
Related formsnon·ex·ist·ent, adjective
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nonexistent

adjective

not having being or existence
not present under specified conditions or in a specified place
Derived Formsnonexistence, noun
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