non·​quan·​ti·​ta·​tive ˌnän-ˈkwän-tə-ˌtā-tiv How to pronounce nonquantitative (audio)
: not quantitative: such as
: not of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity
nonquantitative factors
… the major reason for the rejection of Velikovsky's ideas was that they were wrong, or else that they were so inexact and nonquantitative that they could not really be tested by experiment and observation.I. Bernard Cohen
: not of, relating to, or involving the measurement of quantity or amount
a nonquantitative performance review

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonquantitative was in 1887

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“Nonquantitative.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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