nonexistent nonexistent  /ˌnɑn əɡ ˈzɪ stənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not having existence or being or actuality

Usage(s):

  1. In a land where roads are often busted, rutted or simply nonexistent, nothing beats a bike for getting medicine to the people and people to the hospital.
  2. That doesn't mean that the risk of suicide from antidepressant drugs is nonexistent.
  3. Even worse, say investigators, many of the tanks in which the nonexistent oil was supposed to be stored did not exist either.

News

  1. President-Elect of Iran Talks of Easing Tensions With U.S.

    Speaking for the first time since his election victory, Hassan Rowhani called Iran’s nonexistent ties with the United States a “wound” that must be healed.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Iran President-Elect Wants to Ease Strains With U.S., but Sees No Direct Talks

    Speaking for the first time since his election victory, Hassan Rowhani called Iran’s nonexistent ties with the United States a “wound” that must be healed.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Cheney defends NSA, calls Obama's credibility 'nonexistent'

    (CNN) -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney vehemently defended the National Security Agency surveillance programs that started under President George W. Bush but argued the current administration has lost credibility. "Part of the problem is the administration's credibility - because of Benghazi and the IRS scandal - is less effective. Nonexistent, if you will, when you get over to the NSA ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Local 6 Orlando

Quotes

  1. "The Clinton campaign just said they have two options for trying to win the nomination - attempt to have superdelegates overturn the will of the Democratic voters or change the rules they agreed to at the 11th hour in order to seat nonexistent...
    on Feb 16, 2006 By: David Plouffe Source: 940 News

  2. "This pattern of weak or nonexistent oversight is undermining the critical lending programs that are the largest source of long-term capital for small businesses," said Kerry, who chairs the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee.
    on May 19, 2008 By: John Kerry Source: South Florida Business Journal

  3. Before the vote, Democrats excoriated the GOP plan, which Sen. Jay Rockefeller, DW.Va., said "provides a weak and practically nonexistent court review."
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Jay Rockefeller Source: FOXNews

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