nonexistence


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non·ex·is·tence

 (nŏn′ĭg-zĭs′təns)
n.
1. The condition of not existing.
2. Something that does not exist.

non′ex·is′tent adj.

non•ex•ist•ence

(ˌnɒn ɪgˈzɪs təns)

n.
1. absence of existence.
2. something that has no existence.
[1640–50]
non`ex•ist′ent, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonexistence - the state of not existing
nonbeing - the state of not being
irreality, unreality - the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
nihility, nothingness, nullity, void - the state of nonexistence
impossibility, impossibleness - incapability of existing or occurring
being, beingness, existence - the state or fact of existing; "a point of view gradually coming into being"; "laws in existence for centuries"

nonexistence

noun
The condition of not existing:
Translations

nonexistence

[ˌnɒnɪgˈzɪstns] ninesistenza
References in classic literature ?
Harriet did think him all perfection, and maintained the nonexistence of any body equal to him in person or goodnessand did, in truth, prove herself more resolutely in love than Emma had foreseen; but yet it appeared to her so natural, so inevitable to strive against an inclination of that sort unrequited, that she could not comprehend its continuing very long in equal force.
I really believe that had they not been so, I should have rushed off incontinently and blown Sphinx, bronze doors, and (as it proved) my chances of finding the Time Machine, all together into nonexistence.
His way of ignoring people whose presence inconvenienced him actually gave them, if they were sensitive to it, a feeling of invisibility, of nonexistence.
RAWALPINDI, October 20, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Nonexistence of Sewerage system in The Mall Villas welfare society Rawalpindi is causing inconvenience for the residents, Cantonment Board should solved problem as soon as possible demanded residents here on Wednesday.
RAWALPINDI, October 20, 2010 (Frontier Star): Nonexistence of Sewerage system in The Mall Villas welfare society Rawalpindi is causing inconvenience for the residents, Cantonment Board should solved problem as soon as possible demanded residents here on Wednesday.
The members taking strong note of their continuous absence held that the ministers nonexistence showed their lack of interest in the Commissions affairs.
The members taking strong note of their continuous absence held that the minister's nonexistence showed their lack of interest in the Commission's affairs.
In a petition he praying that the nonexistence of local bodies was violation of fundamental rights of the citizens.
It merits mentioning that nonexistence of marked lanes and depleted roads can cause accidents.
However, nonexistence of a suitable markets and natural disasters had badly affected melon yield, he said.
BlackBerry's David Proulx explained that the nonexistence of a BBM application for Windows Phone is 'entirely market driven', adding that the decision is not a 'religious thing,' but is merely a choice made on the back of consumer demand.
Scientists can only study natural phenomena, therefore, there can be no scientifically valid datum regarding the existence or nonexistence of God.