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non-

prefix \(ˈ)nän also ˌnən or ˈnən before ˈ-stressed syllable, ˌnän also ˌnən before ˌ-stressed or unstressed syllable; the variant with ə is also to be understood at pronounced entries, though not shown\

Simple Definition of non-

  • : not

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of non-

  1. 1 :  not :  other than :  reverse of :  absence of <nontoxic> <nonlinear>

  2. 2 :  of little or no consequence :  unimportant :  worthless <nonissues> <nonsystem>

  3. 3 :  lacking the usual especially positive characteristics of the thing specified <noncelebration> <nonart>

  1. nonabrasive

  2. nonabsorbable

  3. nonabsorbent

  4. nonabsorptive

  5. nonabstract

  6. nonacademic

  7. nonacceptance

  8. nonaccountable

  9. nonaccredited

  10. nonaccrual

  11. nonachievement

  12. nonacid

  13. nonacidic

  14. nonacquisitive

  15. nonacting

  16. nonaction

  17. nonactivated

  18. nonactor

  19. nonadaptive

  20. nonaddict

  21. nonaddictive

  22. nonadhesive

  23. nonadiabatic

  24. nonadjacent

  25. nonadmirer

  26. nonadmission

  27. nonaerosol

  28. nonaesthetic

  29. nonaffiliated

  30. nonaffluent

  31. non–African

  32. nonaggression

  33. nonaggressive

  34. nonagricultural

  35. nonalcoholic

  36. nonallergenic

  37. nonallergic

  38. nonalphabetic

  39. nonaluminum

  40. nonambiguous

  41. non–American

  42. nonanalytic

  43. nonanatomic

  44. nonanimal

  45. nonanswer

  46. nonantagonistic

  47. nonanthropological

  48. nonanthropologist

  49. nonantibiotic

  50. nonantigenic

  51. nonappearance

  52. nonaquatic

  53. nonaqueous

  54. nonarable

  55. nonarbitrariness

  56. nonarbitrary

  57. nonarchitect

  58. nonarchitecture

  59. nonargument

  60. nonaristocratic

  61. nonaromatic

  62. nonart

  63. nonartist

  64. nonartistic

  65. nonascetic

  66. nonaspirin

  67. nonassertive

  68. nonassociated

  69. nonastronomical

  70. nonathlete

  71. nonathletic

  72. nonatomic

  73. nonattached

  74. nonattachment

  75. nonattendance

  76. nonattender

  77. nonauditory

  78. nonauthor

  79. nonauthoritarian

  80. nonautomated

  81. nonautomatic

  82. nonautomotive

  83. nonautonomous

  84. nonavailability

  85. nonbacterial

  86. nonbarbiturate

  87. nonbaryonic

  88. nonbasic

  89. nonbearing

  90. nonbehavioral

  91. nonbeing

  92. nonbelief

  93. nonbeliever

  94. nonbelligerency

  95. nonbelligerent

  96. nonbetting

  97. nonbiblical

  98. nonbibliographic

  99. nonbinary

  100. nonbinding

  101. nonbiodegradable

  102. nonbiographical

  103. nonbiological

  104. nonbiologically

  105. nonbiologist

  106. nonbiting

  107. nonblack

  108. nonbody

  109. nonbonded

  110. nonbotanist

  111. nonbrand

  112. nonbreakable

  113. nonbreathing

  114. nonbreeder

  115. nonbreeding

  116. nonbroadcast

  117. nonbuilding

  118. nonburnable

  119. nonbuying

  120. noncabinet

  121. noncaking

  122. noncallable

  123. noncampus

  124. noncancelable

  125. noncancerous

  126. noncannibalistic

  127. noncanonical

  128. noncapital

  129. noncapitalist

  130. noncarcinogen

  131. noncarcinogenic

  132. noncardiac

  133. noncareer

  134. noncarrier

  135. noncash

  136. noncasual

  137. non–Catholic

  138. noncausal

  139. noncelebration

  140. noncelebrity

  141. noncellular

  142. noncellulosic

  143. non–Celtic

  144. noncentral

  145. noncertificated

  146. noncertified

  147. noncharacter

  148. noncharismatic

  149. nonchauvinist

  150. nonchemical

  151. non–Christian

  152. nonchronological

  153. nonchurch

  154. nonchurchgoer

  155. noncircular

  156. noncirculating

  157. noncitizen

  158. nonclandestine

  159. nonclass

  160. nonclassical

  161. nonclassified

  162. nonclassroom

  163. nonclerical

  164. noncling

  165. nonclinical

  166. nonclogging

  167. noncoercive

  168. noncognitive

  169. noncoherent

  170. noncoincidence

  171. noncoital

  172. noncoking

  173. noncola

  174. noncollector

  175. noncollege

  176. noncollegiate

  177. noncollinear

  178. noncolor

  179. noncolored

  180. noncolorfast

  181. noncombat

  182. noncombative

  183. noncombustible

  184. noncommercial

  185. noncommitment

  186. noncommitted

  187. noncommunicating

  188. noncommunication

  189. noncommunicative

  190. noncommunist

  191. noncommunity

  192. noncommutative

  193. noncommutativity

  194. noncomparability

  195. noncomparable

  196. noncompatible

  197. noncompetition

  198. noncompetitive

  199. noncompetitor

  200. noncomplementary

  201. noncomplex

  202. noncompliance

  203. noncompliant

  204. noncomplicated

  205. noncomplying

  206. noncomposer

  207. noncompound

  208. noncomprehension

  209. noncompressible

  210. noncomputer

  211. noncomputerized

  212. nonconceptual

  213. nonconcern

  214. nonconclusion

  215. nonconcurrent

  216. noncondensable

  217. nonconditioned

  218. nonconducting

  219. nonconduction

  220. nonconductive

  221. nonconference

  222. nonconfidence

  223. nonconfidential

  224. nonconflicting

  225. nonconfrontation

  226. nonconfrontational

  227. noncongruent

  228. nonconjugated

  229. nonconnection

  230. nonconscious

  231. nonconsecutive

  232. nonconsensual

  233. nonconservation

  234. nonconservative

  235. nonconsolidated

  236. nonconstant

  237. nonconstitutional

  238. nonconstruction

  239. nonconstructive

  240. nonconsumer

  241. nonconsuming

  242. nonconsumption

  243. nonconsumptive

  244. noncontact

  245. noncontagious

  246. noncontemporary

  247. noncontiguous

  248. noncontingent

  249. noncontinuous

  250. noncontract

  251. noncontractual

  252. noncontradiction

  253. noncontradictory

  254. noncontributory

  255. noncontrollable

  256. noncontrolled

  257. noncontrolling

  258. noncontroversial

  259. nonconventional

  260. nonconvertible

  261. noncoplanar

  262. noncore

  263. noncorporate

  264. noncorrelation

  265. noncorrodible

  266. noncorroding

  267. noncorrosive

  268. noncountry

  269. noncounty

  270. noncoverage

  271. noncreative

  272. noncreativity

  273. noncredentialed

  274. noncrime

  275. noncriminal

  276. noncrisis

  277. noncritical

  278. noncrushable

  279. noncrystalline

  280. nonculinary

  281. noncultivated

  282. noncultivation

  283. noncultural

  284. noncumulative

  285. noncurrent

  286. noncustomer

  287. noncyclic

  288. noncyclical

  289. nondance

  290. nondancer

  291. non–Darwinian

  292. nondeceptive

  293. nondecision

  294. nondecreasing

  295. nondeductive

  296. nondefense

  297. nondeferrable

  298. nondeforming

  299. nondegenerate

  300. nondegradable

  301. nondegree

  302. nondelegate

  303. nondeliberate

  304. nondelinquent

  305. nondelivery

  306. nondemanding

  307. nondemocratic

  308. nondenominational

  309. nondenominationalism

  310. nondepartmental

  311. nondependent

  312. nondepletable

  313. nondepleting

  314. nondeposition

  315. nondepressed

  316. nonderivative

  317. nondescriptive

  318. nondesert

  319. nondetachable

  320. nondeterministic

  321. nondevelopment

  322. nondeviant

  323. nondiabetic

  324. nondialyzable

  325. nondidactic

  326. nondiffusible

  327. nondimensional

  328. nondiplomatic

  329. nondirected

  330. nondirectional

  331. nondisabled

  332. nondisclosure

  333. nondiscount

  334. nondiscretionary

  335. nondiscrimination

  336. nondiscriminatory

  337. nondiscursive

  338. nondispersive

  339. nondisruptive

  340. nondiversified

  341. nondoctor

  342. nondoctrinaire

  343. nondocumentary

  344. nondogmatic

  345. nondollar

  346. nondomestic

  347. nondominant

  348. nondramatic

  349. nondriver

  350. nondrug

  351. nondurable

  352. nonearning

  353. nonecclesiastical

  354. noneconomist

  355. nonedible

  356. noneditorial

  357. noneducation

  358. noneducational

  359. noneffective

  360. nonelastic

  361. nonelected

  362. nonelection

  363. nonelective

  364. nonelectric

  365. nonelectrical

  366. nonelectronic

  367. nonelementary

  368. nonelite

  369. nonemergency

  370. nonemotional

  371. nonemphatic

  372. nonempirical

  373. nonemployee

  374. nonemployment

  375. nonempty

  376. nonencapsulated

  377. nonending

  378. nonenergy

  379. nonenforceability

  380. nonenforcement

  381. nonengagement

  382. nonengineering

  383. nonentertainment

  384. nonenzymatic

  385. nonenzymic

  386. nonequilibrium

  387. nonequivalence

  388. nonequivalent

  389. nonerotic

  390. nonestablished

  391. nonestablishment

  392. nonesterified

  393. nonethical

  394. nonethnic

  395. non–European

  396. nonevaluative

  397. nonevidence

  398. nonexclusive

  399. nonexecutive

  400. nonexempt

  401. nonexistential

  402. nonexotic

  403. nonexpendable

  404. nonexperimental

  405. nonexpert

  406. nonexplanatory

  407. nonexploitation

  408. nonexploitative

  409. nonexploitive

  410. nonexplosive

  411. nonexposed

  412. nonextant

  413. nonfact

  414. nonfactor

  415. nonfactual

  416. nonfaculty

  417. nonfading

  418. nonfamilial

  419. nonfamily

  420. nonfan

  421. nonfarm

  422. nonfarmer

  423. nonfatal

  424. nonfattening

  425. nonfatty

  426. nonfederal

  427. nonfederated

  428. nonfeminist

  429. nonfilamentous

  430. nonfilterable

  431. nonfinal

  432. nonfinancial

  433. nonfinite

  434. nonfissionable

  435. nonfluorescent

  436. nonflying

  437. nonfood

  438. nonforfeitable

  439. nonforfeiture

  440. nonformal

  441. nonfossil

  442. nonfraternization

  443. nonfreezing

  444. nonfrivolous

  445. nonfrozen

  446. nonfuel

  447. nonfulfillment

  448. nonfunctional

  449. nonfunctioning

  450. nongame

  451. nongaseous

  452. nongay

  453. nongenetic

  454. nongenital

  455. nongeometrical

  456. nonghetto

  457. nonglamorous

  458. nonglare

  459. nongolfer

  460. nongovernment

  461. nongovernmental

  462. nongraded

  463. nongraduate

  464. nongrammatical

  465. nongranular

  466. nongravitational

  467. nongreasy

  468. nongregarious

  469. nongrowing

  470. nongrowth

  471. nonguest

  472. nonhalogenated

  473. nonhandicapped

  474. nonhappening

  475. nonhardy

  476. nonharmonic

  477. nonhazardous

  478. nonheme

  479. nonhemolytic

  480. nonhereditary

  481. nonheterosexual

  482. nonhierarchical

  483. non–Hispanic

  484. nonhistorical

  485. nonhome

  486. nonhomogeneous

  487. nonhomologous

  488. nonhomosexual

  489. nonhormonal

  490. nonhospital

  491. nonhospitalized

  492. nonhostile

  493. nonhousing

  494. nonhuman

  495. nonhunter

  496. nonhunting

  497. nonhygroscopic

  498. nonhysterical

  499. nonideal

  500. nonidentity

  501. nonideological

  502. nonimage

  503. nonimitative

  504. nonimmigrant

  505. nonimmune

  506. nonimpact

  507. nonimplication

  508. nonimportation

  509. noninclusion

  510. nonincreasing

  511. nonincumbent

  512. nonindependence

  513. non–Indian

  514. nonindigenous

  515. nonindividual

  516. non–Indo–European

  517. nonindustrial

  518. nonindustrialized

  519. nonindustry

  520. noninfected

  521. noninfectious

  522. noninfective

  523. noninfested

  524. noninflammable

  525. noninflammatory

  526. noninflationary

  527. noninflectional

  528. noninfluence

  529. noninformation

  530. noninfringement

  531. noninitial

  532. noninitiate

  533. noninjury

  534. noninsect

  535. noninsecticidal

  536. noninstallment

  537. noninstitutional

  538. noninstitutionalized

  539. noninstructional

  540. noninstrumental

  541. noninsurance

  542. noninsured

  543. nonintegral

  544. nonintegrated

  545. nonintellectual

  546. noninteracting

  547. noninteractive

  548. noninterchangeable

  549. nonintercourse

  550. noninterest

  551. noninterference

  552. nonintersecting

  553. nonintimidating

  554. nonintoxicant

  555. nonintoxicating

  556. nonintrusive

  557. nonintuitive

  558. nonionizing

  559. nonirradiated

  560. nonirrigated

  561. nonirritant

  562. nonirritating

  563. non–Japanese

  564. non–Jew

  565. non–Jewish

  566. nonjoiner

  567. nonjudicial

  568. nonjury

  569. nonjusticiable

  570. nonkosher

  571. nonlabor

  572. nonlandowner

  573. nonlanguage

  574. nonlawyer

  575. nonleaded

  576. nonleague

  577. nonlegal

  578. nonlegume

  579. nonleguminous

  580. nonlethal

  581. nonlexical

  582. nonlibrarian

  583. nonlibrary

  584. nonlife

  585. nonlineal

  586. nonlinear

  587. nonlinearity

  588. nonlinguistic

  589. nonliquid

  590. nonliteral

  591. nonliterary

  592. nonliving

  593. nonlocal

  594. nonlogical

  595. nonluminous

  596. nonmagnetic

  597. nonmainstream

  598. nonmajor

  599. nonmalignant

  600. nonmalleable

  601. nonmammalian

  602. nonmanagement

  603. nonmanagerial

  604. nonmanual

  605. nonmanufacturing

  606. nonmarital

  607. nonmarket

  608. non–Marxist

  609. nonmaterial

  610. nonmaterialistic

  611. nonmathematical

  612. nonmathematician

  613. nonmatriculated

  614. nonmeaningful

  615. nonmeasurable

  616. nonmeat

  617. nonmechanical

  618. nonmechanistic

  619. nonmedical

  620. nonmeeting

  621. nonmember

  622. nonmembership

  623. nonmental

  624. nonmercurial

  625. nonmetameric

  626. nonmetaphorical

  627. nonmetric

  628. nonmetrical

  629. nonmetro

  630. nonmetropolitan

  631. nonmicrobial

  632. nonmigrant

  633. nonmigratory

  634. nonmilitant

  635. nonmilitary

  636. nonmimetic

  637. nonminority

  638. nonmobile

  639. nonmolecular

  640. nonmonetarist

  641. nonmonetary

  642. nonmoney

  643. nonmonogamous

  644. nonmotile

  645. nonmotorized

  646. nonmoving

  647. nonmunicipal

  648. nonmusic

  649. nonmusical

  650. nonmusician

  651. non–Muslim

  652. nonmutant

  653. nonmyelinated

  654. nonmystical

  655. nonnarrative

  656. nonnational

  657. nonnative

  658. nonnatural

  659. nonnecessity

  660. nonnegligent

  661. nonnegotiable

  662. nonnetwork

  663. nonneural

  664. nonnews

  665. nonnitrogenous

  666. nonnormative

  667. nonnovel

  668. nonnucleated

  669. nonnumerical

  670. nonnutritious

  671. nonnutritive

  672. nonobscene

  673. nonobservance

  674. nonobservant

  675. nonobvious

  676. nonoccupational

  677. nonoccurrence

  678. nonofficial

  679. nonohmic

  680. nonoily

  681. nonoperatic

  682. nonoperating

  683. nonoperational

  684. nonoperative

  685. nonoptimal

  686. nonorganic

  687. nonorthodox

  688. nonoverlapping

  689. nonowner

  690. nonoxidizing

  691. nonpaid

  692. nonparallel

  693. nonparasitic

  694. nonparent

  695. nonparticipant

  696. nonparticipating

  697. nonparticipation

  698. nonparticipatory

  699. nonparty

  700. nonpassive

  701. nonpast

  702. nonpaying

  703. nonpayment

  704. nonperformance

  705. nonperformer

  706. nonperishable

  707. nonpermissive

  708. nonpersonal

  709. nonpetroleum

  710. nonphilosopher

  711. nonphilosophical

  712. nonphonemic

  713. nonphonetic

  714. nonphosphate

  715. nonphotographic

  716. nonphysical

  717. nonphysician

  718. nonplanar

  719. nonplastic

  720. nonplay

  721. nonplaying

  722. nonpoetic

  723. nonpoisonous

  724. nonpolarizable

  725. nonpolice

  726. nonpolitical

  727. nonpolitically

  728. nonpolitician

  729. nonpolluting

  730. nonpoor

  731. nonporous

  732. nonpossession

  733. nonpractical

  734. nonpracticing

  735. nonpregnant

  736. nonprint

  737. nonproblem

  738. nonproducing

  739. nonprofessional

  740. nonprofessionally

  741. nonprofessorial

  742. nonprogram

  743. nonprogrammer

  744. nonprogressive

  745. nonproprietary

  746. nonpsychiatric

  747. nonpsychiatrist

  748. nonpsychological

  749. nonpsychotic

  750. nonpublic

  751. nonpunitive

  752. nonpurposive

  753. nonquantifiable

  754. nonquantitative

  755. nonracial

  756. nonracially

  757. nonradioactive

  758. nonrailroad

  759. nonrandom

  760. nonrandomness

  761. nonrated

  762. nonrational

  763. nonreactive

  764. nonreactor

  765. nonrealistic

  766. nonreappointment

  767. nonreceipt

  768. nonreciprocal

  769. nonrecognition

  770. nonrecyclable

  771. nonreducing

  772. nonredundant

  773. nonrefillable

  774. nonreflecting

  775. nonregulated

  776. nonregulation

  777. nonrelative

  778. nonrelevant

  779. nonreligious

  780. nonrenewable

  781. nonrenewal

  782. nonrepayable

  783. nonrepresentative

  784. nonreproductive

  785. nonresidential

  786. nonresonant

  787. nonrespondent

  788. nonresponder

  789. nonresponse

  790. nonresponsive

  791. nonrestricted

  792. nonretractile

  793. nonretroactive

  794. nonreusable

  795. nonreversible

  796. nonrevolutionary

  797. nonrigid

  798. nonrioter

  799. nonrioting

  800. nonrotating

  801. nonroutine

  802. nonroyal

  803. nonrubber

  804. nonruling

  805. nonruminant

  806. non–Russian

  807. nonsalable

  808. nonsaline

  809. nonsaponifiable

  810. nonschizophrenic

  811. nonschool

  812. nonscientific

  813. nonscientist

  814. nonseasonal

  815. nonsecretory

  816. nonsecure

  817. nonsedimentable

  818. nonsegregated

  819. nonsegregation

  820. nonselected

  821. nonselective

  822. non–self–governing

  823. nonsensational

  824. nonsensitive

  825. nonsensuous

  826. nonsentence

  827. nonseptate

  828. nonsequential

  829. nonsequentially

  830. nonserious

  831. nonsexist

  832. nonsexual

  833. nonshrink

  834. nonshrinkable

  835. nonsigner

  836. nonsimultaneous

  837. nonsinkable

  838. nonskater

  839. nonskeletal

  840. nonskier

  841. nonsmoker

  842. nonsmoking

  843. nonsocialist

  844. nonsolar

  845. nonsolution

  846. nonspatial

  847. nonspeaker

  848. nonspeaking

  849. nonspecialist

  850. nonspecific

  851. nonspecifically

  852. nonspectacular

  853. nonspeculative

  854. nonspeech

  855. nonspherical

  856. nonstationary

  857. nonstatistical

  858. nonsteady

  859. nonstory

  860. nonstrategic

  861. nonstructural

  862. nonstructured

  863. nonstudent

  864. nonstyle

  865. nonsubject

  866. nonsubjective

  867. nonsubsidized

  868. nonsuccess

  869. nonsugar

  870. nonsuperimposable

  871. nonsupervisory

  872. nonsurgical

  873. nonswimmer

  874. nonsymbolic

  875. nonsymmetric

  876. nonsymmetrical

  877. nonsynchronous

  878. nonsystematic

  879. nonsystemic

  880. nontariff

  881. nontaxable

  882. nonteaching

  883. nontechnical

  884. nontemporal

  885. nontenured

  886. nonterminal

  887. nontheatrical

  888. nontheist

  889. nontheistic

  890. nontheological

  891. nontheoretical

  892. nontherapeutic

  893. nonthinking

  894. nontidal

  895. nontobacco

  896. nontonal

  897. nontotalitarian

  898. nontoxic

  899. nontraditional

  900. nontransferable

  901. nontreatment

  902. nontrivial

  903. nontropical

  904. nonturbulent

  905. nontypical

  906. nonunanimous

  907. nonuniform

  908. nonuniformity

  909. nonunionized

  910. nonunique

  911. nonuniqueness

  912. nonuniversal

  913. nonuniversity

  914. nonurban

  915. nonurgent

  916. nonutilitarian

  917. nonutility

  918. nonutopian

  919. nonvalid

  920. nonvalidity

  921. nonvascular

  922. nonvegetarian

  923. nonvenomous

  924. nonveteran

  925. nonviable

  926. nonviewer

  927. nonviral

  928. nonvirgin

  929. nonviscous

  930. nonvisual

  931. nonvocal

  932. nonvocational

  933. nonvolcanic

  934. nonvoluntary

  935. nonvoter

  936. nonvoting

  937. nonwage

  938. nonwar

  939. nonwinning

  940. nonwoody

  941. nonwork

  942. nonworker

  943. nonworking

  944. nonwriter

  945. nonyellowing

Origin of non-

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin non not, from Old Latin noenum, from ne- not + oinom, neuter of oinos one — more at no, one


Learn More about non-

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "non-" Britannica English: Translation of "non-" for Arabic speakers


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