non·​tem·​po·​ral ˌnän-ˈtem-p(ə-)rəl How to pronounce nontemporal (audio)
: not temporal
especially : independent of or unaffected by time
nontemporal existence
God defined as a nontemporal entity
nontemporality noun

Examples of nontemporal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Where Reasons End is set in a nontemporal, nonphysical place. Eve Bowen, The New York Review of Books, 5 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nontemporal was in 1886

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“Nontemporal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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