noncommunication

noncommunication

(ˌnɒnkəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
a lack of communication
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If we cannot talk across identity categories, or if statements must simply be accepted, then a virtually infinite proliferation of such categories would create a hyperindividualized nightmare of noncommunication. On this point, it is precisely the liberal tradition, which has long been focused on the problems of common governance across divides of commitment to comprehensive worldviews, that has the resources to be useful to those concerned with the intersectional nature of identity.
The concept of use relates to communication activities such as sending packets or noncommunication activities, such as announcing the reported information.
As Deleuze (quoted in Galloway, 2014: 105) says, sometimes the only answer to the fatigue brought about by one's own firmly held ethical stances is to generate 'vacuoles of noncommunication, circuit breakers, so we can elude control'.
A similar use of the word acknowledges humanity's violence toward nature and frames the poet's lament in his environmental elegy "Binsey Poplars." The second quatrain pivots around an idea of noncommunication ("dead letters") that intensifies the speaker's crisis.
This criterion inevitably excludes studies that appear in noncommunication journals (3) and studies that were published as collections of essays or monographs.
The attending surgeon (MM) has had previous experience with ASH and has found the inguinal approach to be associated with higher recurrence and greater morbidity; therefore, confirmation of noncommunication was essential to help guide the surgical approach in this case.
Why this scheduled U-2 mission was not scrubbed once the crisis began has never been fully revealed; the answer may be as simple as bureaucratic inertia compounded by noncommunication down the chain of command by policy makers who failed to appreciate the risk of "normal" reconnaissance under these extraordinary conditions.
Presence of ductus arteriosus explains the communication with the pulmonary artery whereas regression of both proximal and distal segments explains the noncommunication to the arch.
He discovered a new genre of noncommunication, silences that lacked presence, eloquence, or shared meaning.
This meant he was freed from all the strictures of his guardian Father Francis [Morgan]--free to follow his heart, which still belonged to Edith Bratt despite three years' enforced noncommunication. He wrote to her immediately.
The common subscales are avoidance, dissatisfaction, noncommunication, infrequency and nonsensuality.