Nonexistent Non`ex*ist"ent, a. Not having existence. [1913 Webster]

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  • nonexistent — I adjective chimerical, fancied, fantastic, fantastical, hallucinatory, hypothetical, ideal, illusory, imaginary, imagined, inexistent, legendary, notional, theoretical, unborn, uncreated, unexisting, unreal, visionary II index fictitious,… …   Law dictionary

  • nonexistent — [adj] fictional, not real absent, airy, baseless, blank, chimerical, dead, defunct, departed, dreamlike, dreamy, empty, ethereal, extinct, extinguished, fancied, flimsy, gone, gossamery, groundless, hallucinatory, hypothetical, illusory,… …   New thesaurus

  • nonexistent — non|ex|ist|ent [ˌnɔnıgˈzıstənt US ˌna:n ] adj something that is nonexistent does not exist at all, or is not present in a particular place almost/virtually/practically etc nonexistent ▪ On a Sunday morning traffic was almost nonexistent. >non… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nonexistent — non|ex|ist|ent [ ,nanıg zıstənt ] adjective * not real or present. This word is often used about something that should be present but is not: almost/virtually nonexistent: Labor is cheap and health and safety regulations virtually nonexistent. ╾… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nonexistent — adjective not existing at all, or not present in a particular place: We were expected to sit on nonexistent chairs. | Their sex life was practically nonexistent. non existence noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nonexistent — adjective Not existent; not real. Hrunk is a nonexistent word …   Wiktionary

  • nonexistent — adjective studio honchos would feed the press stories of the nonexistent guy girl romances of their homosexual stars Syn: imaginary, imagined, unreal, fictional, fictitious, made up, invented, fanciful; fantastic, mythical; illusory,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • nonexistent — adjective not having existence or being or actuality (Freq. 3) chimeras are nonexistent • Ant: ↑existent • Similar to: ↑lacking, ↑absent, ↑missing, ↑wanting, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonexistent — adjective see nonexistence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nonexistent — See nonexistence. * * * …   Universalium

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