: failure or refusal to engage someone or something : lack of engagement… the countryʼs engagement or nonengagement in international events and crises.— Martin Folly
Examples of nonengagement in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThis nonengagement strategy worked: After presenting himself as an ostentatiously humble cipher during confirmation hearings, the 49-year-old Gorsuch was elevated to the Supreme Court by a vote of 54 to 45.
Mark Joseph Stern, Slate Magazine, 17 May 2017 There’s no neurotic guilt, but there is a lingering need to cover up and justify a posture of nonengagement.
Christopher Buckley, Esquire, 20 Sep. 2017
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