nonobvious

adjective
non·ob·vi·ous | \ˌnän-ˈäb-vē-əs \

Definition of nonobvious 

: not easily discovered, seen, or understood : not obvious nonobvious trends a nonobvious solution

Other Words from nonobvious

nonobviousness noun
In order to be patentable the improvement itself must meet all three requirements of novelty, utility, and nonobviousness. — Earl W. Kintner and Jack L. Lahr

First Known Use of nonobvious

1888, in the meaning defined above

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