non·​in·​for·​ma·​tion ˌnän-ˌin-fər-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce noninformation (audio)
: absence or lack of information
In "Intrepid's Last Case," the problem is not disinformation, but noninformation.James Bamford
also : something that does not contain or constitute useful or correct information
… her statement was an impenetrable litany of noninformation. Denton Record-Chronicle
… celebrity biographies, which at their best are magazine profiles writ large and at their worst are collections of gossip and noninformationAmanda Vaill

Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noninformation was in 1852

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Cite this Entry

“Noninformation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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