nonhappening

nonhappening

(ˌnɒnˈhæpənɪŋ)
n
an event that fails to occuran insignificant happening or occurrence; a non-event
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To question about the nonhappening of an international cricket event
By extension, they saw socialist history as a fictitious nonhappening that delivered, paradoxically, "unreality" and "nonhistory." (115)
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But Klinenberg notes that only months after the catastrophe, Chicagoans reacted to his queries with "detachment and disavowal." Not only did they, and the press whose interpretations they were reflecting, wish to relegate the disaster to a nonhappening but many, following Mayor Richard Daley's lead, asserted that the death figures weren't "really real," that "the massive mortality figures ...