nonexistence nonexistence

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of not existing

Usage(s):

  1. It is either nonviolence or nonexistence.
  2. While a few faculty members had gradually become aware of Helga Sue's nonexistence, Twin Lakes Principal Herbert Bridwell had not.
  3. A stifling censorship has made impartial news despatches from Bulgaria rare to the point of nonexistence.

News

  • Fashion Person Swears You’re Not Chic Unless You’re Ungoogleable

    Chicness has many components. Style. Elegance. Mystery. Ability to turn down between-meal snacks. For designer Phoebe Philo, though, the height of chic is online nonexistence. “The chicest thing is when you don’t exist on Google,” she said recently, according to The Guardian . ”God, I would love to be that person!” Read More
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  1. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, "we reject with all our strength the conference taking place in Iran about the supposed nonexistence of the Holocaust."
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Angela Merkel Source: Forbes

  2. "It must be said that (gay unions) are at odds with basic anthropological facts, in particular with the nonexistence of the blessing of generating children, which is the specific reason for the social recognition of marriage," Ruini said.
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Camillo Ruini Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The return of UN inspectors to Iraq is an urgent necessity; not to search for weapons of mass destruction but to write the final report about the nonexistence of (such) weapons ...... in Iraq, which will enable the lifting of sanctions,"...
    on Jul 20, 2004 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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