nonhappening

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noun non·hap·pen·ing \ˌnän-ˈhap-niŋ, -ˈha-pə-\

Definition of nonhappening

  1. 1 :  failure to happen A debt is contingent if the debtor's liability is determined by the happening or nonhappening of a future event. — John H. Williamson

  2. 2a :  something that does not happen But perhaps the most important happening in this offseason was a nonhappening: not one of the NASL's 24 franchises folded or moved. — John Feinsteinb :  something (such as an event) that is not interesting, entertaining, or important … it was a late-night match, not televised, past most newspaper deadlines, therefore practically a nonhappening except for those in attendance. — Bud Collins

1850

First Known Use of nonhappening

1850


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