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[non-ig-zis-tuh ns] /ˌnɒn ɪgˈzɪs təns/
absence of existence.
a thing that has no existence.
Origin of nonexistence
1640-50; non- + existence
Related forms
nonexistent, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If our existence is the problem-which it is-then only nonexistence can cure it.
  • Second, he had publicly advocated ideas about social determinism and the nonexistence of crime and moral responsibility.
  • It is perhaps somewhat invidious to suggest that the first step toward nonexistence is membership in a faculty.
  • First, that lack of proof of existence does not prove nonexistence, it proves the impossibility of scientific validation.
  • Which means the thing had to have existed, in some shape or form, prior to the demarcation of its nonexistence.
  • Fear of how you will exist during your nonexistence.
  • He is really questioning the basic nature of time, its nonexistence.

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