nonconfidence

noun non·con·fi·dence \ ˌnän-ˈkän-fə-dən(t)s , -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

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