non·​ar·​gu·​ment ˌnän-ˈär-gyə-mənt How to pronounce nonargument (audio)
: a flawed, empty, or incorrect argument that should be dismissed or disregarded
Last November, when my colleague Scott Martelle first wrote about this brouhaha, some from the city sniped that the majority of the American Legion members don't even live in Newport Beach. That's a nonargument, I'd say. When they served in the military, they represented all cities in America.Jerry Hicks

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonargument was in 1842

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“Nonargument.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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