nonexplanatory

adjective non·ex·plan·a·tory \ ˌnän-ik-ˈspla-nə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of nonexplanatory

:not serving to explain :not explanatory
  • a nonexplanatory statement
  • … fortifies the play's themes in nonexplanatory, purely visual terms …
  • —Laurie Winer

First Known Use of nonexplanatory

1901


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