non-issue


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Noun1.non-issue - the state of something that has outlived its relevance
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
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What made it worse was Stanley's poor attempt to play it down as a non-issue given Robert and Andrew Johnston had shouted.
People are characterised by their dressing, to comrades this sounds like a non-issue, stringent and conservatory to adopt at this era, but on the moral frame of reference, the new dress code shapes them to formal life after tertiary level of education.
The VC said Jinnah's portrait had been hanging in the AMU students' union office since 1938 and it was a non-issue. Nonetheless BJP MP Satish Gautam's letter to Mansoor objecting to the portrait had triggered a row that had led to men being arrested in connection with violence and exams being postponed.
There is no need to make a fuss out of a non-issue, which serves no purpose other than to ease the pressure on the president from the pro-talks camp.
The issue is not of the programme's name but work and renaming it will be equivalent to making an issue out of a non-issue,' he remarked.
Otso Diretso campaign manager Senator Francis 'Kiko' Pangilinan on Thursday dared Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) candidates to air their stand after HNP founding chair Sara Duterte-Carpio downplayed honesty as a non-issue this election season.
The JI chief said that the presidential system was a 'non-issue' and it was being discussed to divert attention of the people from important issues.
He said that Chairman NAB possesses principled, honest, prestigious and strong personality, those running deplorable campaign should not be mistaken that he will leave and they will be able to get some relief, those making non-issue of talk with a journalist an issue and afterwards resorting to immoral tactics should know that Justice (R) Javed Iqbal who had been demonstrating ideal commitment, courage, intelligence and understanding in discharging responsibilities entrusted in the national crisis confronting the country in the past is not going to be beaten back by such low level tactics.
It would have been a non-issue at this time--and perhaps soon, the Anglican Communion will deal with the issue of same-sex marriage head on, rather than dithering.
For, accordingly, it is a "non-issue" for anybody to make such a claim.
election of the first woman primate in the Anglican Communion, one responded: "Well, from a North American perspective, this is a non-issue. Women can be bishops, so why not primates?" Another observed: "Canada has a tendency to follow close behind her southern neighbours."
He added: "Deputy Deasy has decided to seek cheap publicity on the Fine Gael leadership non-issue.

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