nonliving

adjective
non·​liv·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˈli-viŋ How to pronounce nonliving (audio) \

Definition of nonliving

: not having, characterized by, or marked by life : not alive or living nonliving matter … prebiotic molecules—the nonliving building blocks from which the proteins, genetic codes and cellular complexity of living organisms arise.— Malcolm W. Browne

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1868, in the meaning defined above

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nonliving

adjective
non·​liv·​ing | \ ˈnän-ˈli-viŋ\

Kids Definition of nonliving

: not living nonliving matter

nonliving

adjective
non·​liv·​ing | \ -ˈliv-iŋ How to pronounce nonliving (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonliving

: not having or characterized by life

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