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non-existent Line breaks: non-existent

Definition of non-existent in English:

adjective

Not existing or not real or present: she pretended to tie a non-existent shoelace
More example sentences
  • If you invent a non-existent problem, you can always manufacture an unnecessary solution.
  • For one, he's supposedly been caught boasting about non-existent software before.
  • Sycophants tend to lavish non-existent virtues on their leader, who may only be a novice.
Synonyms
fantastic, fantasy, mythical, mythological, legendary;
illusory, illusive, hallucinatory, chimerical, figmental, notional, shadowy, spectral, ghostly, insubstantial;
missing, absent

Derivatives

non-existence

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Pronunciation: /ˌnɒnɪɡˈzɪst(ə)ns/
noun
Example sentences
  • Another common problem faced by women is the inadequacy or non-existence of health care services meeting their special needs.
  • The lines between author and story become blurred to the point of non-existence and the whole thing rapidly becomes equal parts surreal comedy and conspiracy thriller.
  • The middle class is miniscule to the point of non-existence.

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