aspa·​tial (ˌ)ā-ˈspā-shəl How to pronounce aspatial (audio)
: not spatial : not relating to, limited to, or associated with a particular space or area
… old-fashioned geographical communities are replaced by aspatial communities of interest; we spend more of our time, physically, in the midst of strangers.John Adams, Guardian (London), 15 Dec. 1999

Word History


a- entry 2 + spatial

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aspatial was in 1862

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“Aspatial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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