nonsequential

adjective non·se·quen·tial \ ˌnän-si-ˈkwen(t)-shəl \

Definition of nonsequential

: not relating to, arranged in, or following a sequence : not sequential
  • a nonsequential narrative style
  • a nonsequential list of serial numbers

nonsequentially

adverb
    • a story that unfolds nonsequentially through a series of vignettes that jump back and forth in time

First Known Use of nonsequential

1873

in the meaning defined above

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