aspa·​tial | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈspā-shəl How to pronounce aspatial (audio) \

Definition of aspatial

: 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

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First Known Use of aspatial

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aspatial

a- entry 2 + spatial

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“Aspatial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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