nonsentence

nonsentence

(ˌnɒnˈsɛntəns)
n
1. (Grammar) grammar (sometimes used in a derogatory way) a string of words that is not a sentence
2. (Law) law a criminal sentence that is deemed by the speaker to be inadequate to the offence; the absence of a criminal sentence
adj
3. (Grammar) grammar not belonging to or part of a sentence
4. (Law) law not part of a criminal sentence