non-existent


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non-existent

nonexistent
adjective imaginary, imagined, fancied, fictional, mythical, unreal, hypothetical, illusory, insubstantial, hallucinatory, chimerical The paper trail revealed a long history of fraud, with false invoices and sales to nonexistent customers.
real, true, existing, actual, genuine, existent, veritable, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal)
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non-existent

[ˈnɒnɪgˈzɪstənt] ADJinexistente

non-existent

(nonigˈzistənt) adjective
not existing; not real. He is afraid of some non-existent monster.
ˌnon-exˈistence noun
References in classic literature ?
The dresser, and the great walnut wardrobe which held all my clothes, even my hats and shoes, I had pushed out of the way, and I considered them non-existent, as children eliminate incongruous objects when they are playing house.
He had grown very avaricious in his old age, and used to go off stealthily to hunt for non-existent and impossible gold among those perilous peaks and precipices.
If Fog were non-existent, all lines would appear equally and indistinguishably clear; and this is actually the case in those unhappy countries in which the atmosphere is perfectly dry and transparent.
Now all thoughts of London and civilization were crowded so far into the background of his brain that they might as well have been non-existent.
Now if Socrates exists, it is not necessary that one should be true and the other false, for when he is not yet able to acquire the power of vision, both are false, as also if Socrates is altogether non-existent.
This latter quality is indefinable, and perhaps non-existent.
His own exclamation: "Women should be free--as free as we are," struck to the root of a problem that it was agreed in his world to regard as non-existent.
Railroads shall soon traverse all this country, and with a rattle and a glare the engine and train shall shoot like a meteor over the wide night-landscape, turning the moon paler; but as yet such things are non-existent in these parts, though not wholly unexpected.
was perhaps an exaggeration, but he was by no means a non-existent character; on the contrary, how many intelligent people, after hearing of this Podkoleosin from Gogol, immediately began to find that scores of their friends were exactly like him
You have no conception of the strange contradictions and impossibilities which arise when all methods of measuring time, as we know them upon earth, are non-existent.
Below the water-line she was practically non-existent.
Froth and foam it was, quick-vanishing as he awoke, non-existent as Skipper, Skipper's head on the withered knees of Bashti in the lofty grass house.