noninfluence

noun
non·​in·​flu·​ence | \ ˌnän-ˈin-ˌflü-ən(t)s How to pronounce noninfluence (audio) , especially Southern -in-ˈflü- \

Definition of noninfluence

1 : absence or lack of influence the noninfluence of minor variations in temperature
2 : a person or thing that does not exert influence … the woman who shared the painterʼs household, bore his son and eventually became his legal spouse … the woman long dismissed … as a noninfluence.— Karen Rosenberg

First Known Use of noninfluence

1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Noninfluence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noninfluence. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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