nonfunctional

adjective non·func·tion·al \ ˌnän-ˈfəŋ(k)-shnəl , -shə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 11 Jan 2018

Definition of nonfunctional

: not functional: such as
a : having no function : serving or performing no useful purpose
  • Naive art … tends to be decorative and nonfunctional.
  • —Robert Atkins
b : not performing or able to perform a regular function
  • … the entire network is rendered nonfunctional if the central controller fails.
  • —Charles Feltman

nonfunctionally

adverb

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First Known Use of nonfunctional

1878


Medical Dictionary

nonfunctional

adjective non·func·tion·al \ -ˈfəŋ(k)-shnəl, -shən-ᵊl \

medical Definition of nonfunctional

: nonfunctioning
  • a nonfunctional muscle

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