non-existence


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non-existence

[ˈnɒnɪgˈzɪstəns] Ninexistencia f, no existencia f

non-existent

(nonigˈzistənt) adjective
not existing; not real. He is afraid of some non-existent monster.
ˌnon-exˈistence noun
References in classic literature ?
To-night, again and again, you have asserted the non-existence of innate ideas.
"You cannot answer Berkeley, even if you have annihilated Kant, and yet, perforce, you assume that Berkeley is wrong when you affirm that science proves the non-existence of God, or, as much to the point, the existence of matter.
But in your existing society, private property is already done away with for nine-tenths of the population; its existence for the few is solely due to its non-existence in the hands of those nine-tenths.
"It is the strongest evidence we have of the non-existence of the etherealists; but who may know other than Komal?"
Vanstone to see him; and closed his letter without the slightest explanation of his motives, and without a word of reference to the question of the existence, or the non-existence, of Mr.
I cannot hold with other writers on these subjects that the prevalence of various forms of dissent in America, is in any way attributable to the non-existence there of an established church: indeed, I think the temper of the people, if it admitted of such an Institution being founded amongst them, would lead them to desert it, as a matter of course, merely because it WAS established.
"For twenty years past," he says, "I have mistrusted 'consciousness' as an entity; for seven or eight years past I have suggested its non-existence to my students, and tried to give them its pragmatic equivalent in realities of experience.
For a while, he doubted whether there were any hidden chest of gold, and, in that case, whether he was so exceedingly wise to tear the house down, only to be convinced of its non-existence.
My object, when the contest within myself between stipend and no stipend, baker and no baker, existence and non-existence, ceased, was to take advantage of my opportunities to discover and expose the major malpractices committed, to that gentleman's grievous wrong and injury, by - HEEP.
He said funds were released late and there was also no communication link between the VDCs and farmers committees, adding that the non-existence of Village Extension Teams made it difficult to monitor and direct VDCs.
According to the memorandum signed between customs committees of two countries Azerbaijan gives warrant to the counter side on non-existence of smuggled and prohibited goods in Iran, and that busses don't undergo customs control procedures at the Islamic Republic of Iran.