non·​so·​lu·​tion ˌnän-sə-ˈlü-shən How to pronounce nonsolution (audio)
plural nonsolutions
: something that fails to solve a problem : something that is not a solution
Such batteries also lose their charge, making them a nonsolution for the bigger problem of storing and using renewable energy.Lauren Williams

Word History

First Known Use

1644, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonsolution was in 1644

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Cite this Entry

“Nonsolution.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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