nonproblem

noun

non·​prob·​lem ˌnän-ˈprä-bləm How to pronounce nonproblem (audio)
-bᵊm,
-ˌblem
plural nonproblems
: something that is not regarded as a genuine or serious problem
an expensive solution to a nonproblem

Examples of nonproblem in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Disney+’s warning attacks a nonproblem with a meaningless blob of sensitivity signaling. Kyle Smith, National Review, 22 Feb. 2021 Trigger warnings attack a nonproblem with a meaningless blob of sensitivity signaling that in turn earns nothing but mockery from thinking people. Kyle Smith, National Review, 22 Feb. 2021 Ms Taitz seems to be trying to help the students with a nonproblem. WSJ, 23 Aug. 2018 That perhaps a big problem (nonproblem) this offense will have is figuring out how to distribute the ball so as to keep all the players with an appetite for scoring touchdowns well fed. Armando Salguero, miamiherald, 5 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonproblem was in 1965

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“Nonproblem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonproblem. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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