noncommunicating

adjective
non·​com·​mu·​ni·​cat·​ing | \ ˌnän-kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkā-tiŋ How to pronounce noncommunicating (audio) \
variants: or non-communicating

Definition of noncommunicating

: not communicating: such as
a : unable or not tending to communicate information, thoughts, or feelings noncommunicating patients Civilization is uncivil because human beings are divided into non-communicating sects, races, nations, classes and cliques.— John Dewey
b : not allowing passage from one to another two separate, noncommunicating compartments

First Known Use of noncommunicating

1691, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncommunicating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncommunicating. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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