nonconnection

noun

non·​con·​nec·​tion ˌnän-kə-ˈnek-shən How to pronounce nonconnection (audio)
: a lack of connection : failure to connect
… the sad-funny scenes surrounding these classical American nonconnections between husband and wife, father and daughter. Martha Saxton

Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonconnection was in 1841

Dictionary Entries Near nonconnection

Cite this Entry

“Nonconnection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconnection. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ