nonconfidence

noun
non·​con·​fi·​dence | \ ˌnän-ˈkän-fə-dən(t)s How to pronounce nonconfidence (audio) , -ˌden(t)s \

Definition of nonconfidence

: lack of confidence especially : lack of confidence in a government by a parliamentary body a vote of nonconfidence [=(more commonly) vote of no confidence]

First Known Use of nonconfidence

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonconfidence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconfidence. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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