nonexistence

[non-ig-zis-tuh ns]

noun

absence of existence.
a thing that has no existence.

Nearby words

  1. nonethnic,
  2. nonevent,
  3. nonexclusive,
  4. nonexecutive,
  5. nonexecutive director,
  6. nonexistent,
  7. nonexportation,
  8. nonfamilial hyperlipoproteinemia,
  9. nonfat,
  10. nonfatal

Origin of nonexistence

First recorded in 1640–50; non- + existence

Related formsnon·ex·ist·ent, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for nonexistent

nonexistent

adjective

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

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