nonlinear

adjective
non·​lin·​e·​ar | \ ˌnän-ˈli-nē-ər How to pronounce nonlinear (audio) \

Definition of nonlinear

: not linear nonlinear thinking a nonlinear narrative … I was already interested in the nonlinear manner in which ideas and fashions travel through our culture …— Lyall Watson

Other Words from nonlinear

nonlinearity \ ˌnän-​ˌli-​nē-​ˈer-​ə-​tē How to pronounce nonlinearity (audio) , -​ˈa-​rə-​ \ noun, plural nonlinearities
nonlinearly adverb

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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