nonextant

adjective

non·​ex·​tant ˌnän-ˈek-stənt How to pronounce nonextant (audio)
-ek-ˈstant,
-ˈek-ˌstant
: not extant
especially : no longer existing or accessible through loss or destruction
nonextant records

Word History

First Known Use

1641, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonextant was in 1641

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Cite this Entry

“Nonextant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonextant. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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