nonidentity

noun
non·​iden·​ti·​ty | \ ˌnän-ī-ˈden-tə-tē How to pronounce nonidentity (audio) , -ə-, -ˈde-nə-\

Definition of nonidentity

: the condition of not being the same one that is described or asserted : lack of identity These cases may be illustrated by the complete identity of the morning star with the evening star, on the one hand, and the complete nonidentity of the morning star with the Red Planet [=Mars], on the other.— D. M. Armstrong

First Known Use of nonidentity

1808, in the meaning defined above

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