nonbeing

noun
non·​be·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˈbē(-i)ŋ How to pronounce nonbeing (audio) \

Definition of nonbeing

: absence or lack of being : nonexistence The minute anything edges across the boundary between nonbeing and being …— Garry Wills

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonbeing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonbeing. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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