How to use Non-existent in a sentence
The moon was non-existent, and the waves sparkled in starlight.
This means that lift lines are non-existent.
The administration of justice, he declared, had fallen to so low an ebb as to be practically non-existent.
Were the atmosphere non-existent or absolutely transparent, the sky would necessarily be black.
Nor can real evil exist, for since God is all-powerful, and since he does not wish evil, evil must be non-existent.Advertisement
This layer he believes specially characteristic of arid dusty regions, while comparatively non-existent in moist climates or where foliage is luxuriant.
Ramie fibre and jute are available for coarse cloth; cotton weaving is almost non-existent.
Endemic inferior animals and mammals are practically non-existent, except two bats and one scorpion, which are allied to Madagascar species or introduced.
To the British mind in general it was apparently non-existent.
The skiing itself was excellent, queues virtually non existent and the skiing area large.Advertisement
Fur can be long, short, wavy or practically non-existent.
In northern and central Italy, except in the province of Brescia, the agrumi are almost non-existent.
In this interpretation of the universe, the difference between mechanical or relative necessity and absolute or ideal necessity is slurred, or dogmatically affirmed to be non-existent.
Seeliger  who went to the opposite extreme and regarded the type of budding described by Lang as non-existent.
Numerous wild hypotheses as to changes in the constitution of the host-plant, leading to supposed vulnerability previously non-existent, would probably never have seen the light had the full significance of the truth been grasped that an epidemic results when the external laciors favor a parasite somewhat more than they do the host.Advertisement
But Ultramontanism ignores this latest page of history and treats it as non-existent, aspiring to the erection of a new order of society, similar to that which Rome created - or, at least, endeavoured to create - in the halcyon days of medievalism.
By his initiative Italian naval industry, almost non-existent in 1873, made rapid progress.
Save among the Indians, active disbelief in Christianity is practically non-existent, and even among them 90% are nominally Christian.
His final view was that certain actions of the divine substance are during consciousness gifted with knowledge of themselves as active centres, but during unconsciousness are non-existent.
If they were really contradictory they would be non-existent.Advertisement
After Macpherson's death, Malcolm Laing, in an appendix to his History of Scotland (1800), propounded the extreme view that the so-called Ossianic poems were altogether modern in origin, and that Macpherson's authorities were practically non-existent.
Now, intentional adulteration is practically non-existent, chiefly because of the fact that in the places of production the price obtainable is so low that any possible adulterant would be too costly to collect.
In the south and west of Germany, however, the Conservative party was practically non-existent.
French had done little to cement the Franco-Austrian alliance, which since 1763 had been practically non-existent; nor was it now the mainspring of his attitude towards revolutionary France.
Their scanty vegetation is almost wholly herbal; shrubs are only occasional; trees almost non-existent.Advertisement
To be categorical, a judgment does not require a belief in existence, but only that something, existent or not, is (or is not) determined; and there are two quite different attitudes of mind even to a non-existent thing, such as a square circle, namely, unconditional and conditional belief.
The judgment, " A non-existent but so-called square circle is an impossibility," is an unconditional, or categorical judgment of non-existence, quite different from any hypothetical judgment, which depends on the conditions " if it is thought," or " if it exists," or any other " if."
Herein he identified metaphysics and ethics, combining the good with the truly existent and evil with the non-existent.
After showing that civilized government was practically non-existent in the regions visited, it suggested as the chief remedy the conclusion of a RussoBritish convention, and the division of Persia into spheres of influence.
In certain cases the Hebrew may have been forgotten, or, where the tree was of late introduction, been non-existent.Advertisement
It appears, however, that the first of these characters is non-existent, and that the so-called mesenteries are simply the concrescence-areas found in all medusae.
The theory refers to radiation homogeneous at all points within a single closed boundary maintained at uniform temperature; in the actual case we have a double boundary, one the sun's surface, and the other infinitely remote, or say, non-existent, and at zero temperature; and it is assumed that the density of radiation in the free space varies inversely as the squares of the distance from the sun.
Malarial fever is practically non-existent in Cape Colony, and diseases of the chest are rare.
In " Truth," starting from the formula " the Ent (or existent) is, the Nonent (or non-existent) is not," Parmenides attempted to distinguish between the unity or universal element of nature and its variety or particularity, insisting upon the reality of its unity, which is therefore the object of knowledge, and upon the unreality of its variety, which is therefore the object, not of knowledge, but of opinion.
The political records of this energy are the State Papers, a class of document which soon dwarfs all others, and renders chroniclers, historians and the like almost negligible quantities as sources of history; but in another way their value is enhanced, for these hundreds of thousands of documents provide a test of the accuracy of modern historians which is imperfect in the case of medieval chroniclers and almost non-existent in that of ancient writers.Advertisement
The Rotifera are characterized by the retention of what appears in Molluscs and Chaetopods as an embryonic organ, the velum or ciliated prae-oral girdle, as a locomotor and foodseizing apparatus, and by the reduction of the muscular parapodia to a rudimentary or non-existent condition in all present surviving forms except Pedalion.
Devoid of air and atmosphere, the causes of meteorological phenomena on the earth are non-existent on the moon.
In Great Britain the first trading charters were granted, not to English companies, which were then non-existent, but to branches of the Hanseatic League, and it was not till 1597 that England was finally relieved from the presence of a foreign chartered company.
Records were nearly non-existent but the kindness of the Ouray school personnel allowed Martha's attendance until matters were straightened out.
Racism awareness training was almost non-existent at every level in the organization.Advertisement
For others the moral issue is non-existent or is relatively inconsequential.
They range from the non-existent, to numerous pages of small print disclaiming all liability for anything.
Such schemes are widespread in the film sector, almost non existent for music.
As an action film it's practically non-existent and what's there is so quick-fire that it becomes impossible to follow or appreciate.
For the lower and imperfect world, which in that system too is conceived and assumed, is the nebulous world of the non-existent and the formless, which is the 1 Cf.Advertisement
All that exists, says Epicurus, is corporeal (TO irav iaTC v wµa); the intangible is non-existent, or empty space.
They are beliefs in things of a sort; for, after all, ideas and names are things; their objects, even though non-existent, are at all events things conceivable or nameable; and therefore we are able to make judgments that things, non-existent but conceivable or nameable, are (or are not) determined in a particular manner.
As an action film it 's practically non-existent and what 's there is so quick-fire that it becomes impossible to follow or appreciate.
Racism awareness training was almost non-existent at every level.
This follows the non-existent Alta Vista unlimited service, due to have been launched in March, but shelved due to high costs.Advertisement
Primary post-registration truancy is almost non-existent for various reasons.
When I was growing-up it is truthful to say that for those of us who were born into abject poverty opportunities were virtually non-existent.
If you constantly make exceptions to your budget, then by the time you're finished with your home, your budget will be non-existent.
While your daytime eye makeup routine may be minimal or even perhaps non-existent, nighttime is the perfect opportunity to try out some evening eye makeup looks.
Especially if you shop at drug stores, where sample products are basically non-existent, you probably find yourself stuck with plenty of cosmetics you're never able to use.
While the pay might be non-existent, and the job anything but glamorous, the experience you will obtain is priceless.
Ski racing developed much later, and recreational skiing was almost non-existent until the late 19th or early 20th century.
If mini skirts are the style of the summer, you'll see rack after rack of them while knee-length styles will be virtually non-existent.
No one needs reminding that Ashlee Simpson's musical "cred" is non-existent.
If anyone wants to learn about how to be a complete idiot, just take a look at Pete Doherty's latest shining example of the extent of his non-existent good decision making skills.
When companionship and care are non-existent and profit is the only goal, you can consider any breeder to be a puppy mill.
For example, you will be able to find purple metal frames here, something that is virtually non-existent on some of the other sites.
The pay is generally lousy, the hours brutal, and the job security non-existent.
Before the NES, avid video gamers were almost non-existent.
The sound in the game is practically non-existent, with nothing more than menu music and scarce ambience during gameplay.
The reviews are mixed on these so-called low carb wines from people loving it to people hating it saying that they are flavorless and their aromas are non-existent.
Disorders in which an individual creates and complains of symptoms of a non-existent illness in order to assume the role of a patient (or sick role).
While it is good to be cautious, the danger is non-existent if you find a reputable online lender.
Even if your income is non-existent, you should qualify for a reverse mortgage.
During other times of the cycle, secretions may be thin and watery or even non-existent.
Cutting also applies to plunging necklines, practically non-existent thong bottoms and high-cut leg openings that rise to the top of the hips, all of which can give bathing suits a very unusual, and often extremely sexy look.
Yes, hair removal is an absolute must if you want to sport these debatably non-existent fashions.
Aside from all the attention you'll receive and the thrill of seeing a hard-won body clad in skimpy, almost non-existent material, there are also a ton of fabrics and styles to choose from.
The main characteristic of any micro thong bikini is its almost non-existent backside.
A barely string bikini is a bikini with straps that are practically non-existent; that's how "barely-there" the look is!
The neckline is really non-existent, plunging down to the pubic bone.
All Wicked Weasel bikini bottoms come with a triangle front, but there is quite a bit of variety in the straps and almost non-existent back pieces.
He stated the latter treatment reduced burn pain to almost non-existent levels.
Free shipping codes and special offers from a variety of Internet shops make shipping charges non-existent.
In fact, sometimes the price tag is even non-existent, which is the case with free birthday cards for kids.
The problems, as the critics point out, is that the statistical significance of the allegedly positive experimental results are so small as to be basically non-existent.
Another gang initiation urban legend is the infamous bloody baby car seat covered with a blanket and placed on the side of the road to lure female drivers to rescue a non-existent baby and become a victim of the gang.
Moreover, ballet is equally crippled without the benefit of pointe shoes; and even juvenile ballet techniques are dependent upon the flat, flexible, and nearly non-existent soles of a regular ballet slipper.
These lasers emit very powerful, but shorter bursts of light that break up pigment particles without significant damage to the skin, so scarring is almost non-existent.
Not only are their means for sterilization almost non-existent, the morale and caution for health is normally compromised under the already "rough" living conditions of prison life.
If you're having a hard time finding information on the Green Bay Packers cheerleaders, it's because the squad has been non-existent since 1988.
However, the effectiveness of this form of the plant is most likely non-existent.
Yet, while doing this the chains take full advantage of government kickbacks for the non-existent training time needed for new employees.
In fact, natural laws may be non-existent in the fantasy realm.
It is a Victorian kind of world, and Lyra is (she thinks) an orphan, growing up under the almost non-existent control of various Oxford dons, with a 'guardian' who oversees her from afar.
I prefer the alternative of them being non-existent, he said.
Education is almost non-existent, and the vast majority of the population, both Christian and Moslem, are totally illiterate.
The North Atlantic being altogether cut off from the Arctic regions, and the vertical circulation being active, this movement is here practically non-existent; but in the South Atlantic, where communication with the Southern Ocean is perfectly open, Antarctic water can be traced to the equator and even beyond.
In the 16th century instrumentation was, in its normal modern sense, non-existent; but in a special sense it was at an unsurpassable stage of perfection, namely, in the treatment of pure vocal harmony.
The all important shutter lag is almost non-existent when pre-focused and only 1/10 of a second including autofocus.