nonbehavioral

adjective

non·​be·​hav·​ior·​al ˌnän-bi-ˈhā-vyə-rəl How to pronounce nonbehavioral (audio)
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: not of or relating to behavior : not behavioral
nonbehavioral factors such as age and ethnicity
nonbehavioral health

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But perhaps the biggest human advantage is the ability to develop sophisticated nonbehavioral tools, such as vaccines, that prevent disease without the need for costly behavioral changes. Scientific American, 1 July 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonbehavioral was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Nonbehavioral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonbehavioral. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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