non·​co·​in·​ci·​dence ˌnän-kō-ˈin(t)-sə-dən(t)s How to pronounce noncoincidence (audio)
: the fact or state of not coinciding : lack of coincidence
Net metering will simply shift the burden created by noncoincidence of generation and load from the end user to the utility.Robert Zogg
also : an occurrence that is not a coincidence
Last week I told you about the noncoincidence involving characters with the same name on "Jack & Bobby" and "Brothers & Sisters." Scott D. Pierce

Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noncoincidence was in 1789

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“Noncoincidence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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