nonlife

noun
non·life | \ ˌnän-ˈlīf \

Definition of nonlife 

: absence of life … suggested there were creatures that crossed routinely between life and nonlife, from being an organism to being a chemical—and back again. —Fred Hapgood

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1734, in the meaning defined above

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