non·​sym·​met·​ri·​cal ˌnän-sə-ˈme-tri-kəl How to pronounce nonsymmetrical (audio)
variants or nonsymmetric
: not symmetrical : not characterized by symmetry : asymmetrical, unsymmetrical
a nonsymmetrical pattern
a deer with nonsymmetric antlers
The mass of the Moon is distributed in a nonsymmetrical manner, with the center of mass lying 1.8 km closer to the Earth than the geometrical center of figure.Stuart Ross Taylor

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonsymmetrical was in 1843

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“Nonsymmetrical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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