Antonyms for nonextant

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ek-stuh nt, ik-stant
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛk stənt, ɪkˈstænt

Definition of nonextant

Origin :
  • 1540s, "standing out above a surface," from Latin extantem (nominative extans), present participle of extare "stand out, be visible, exist," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Sense of "in existence" attested in English by 1560s.
  • As in gone : adj not present, no longer in existence
Example sentences :
  • The 'League with Russia against you' is nonextant, a thing of your imagination: Have not we already answered?
  • Extract from : « History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVII. (of XXI.) » by Thomas Carlyle

Synonyms for nonextant

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