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nonrepresentational - adj. of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature

  • nonrepresentative - adj. not standing for something else

  • nonresident - adj. not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents; noun someone who does not live in a particular place

  • nonresidential - adj. not residential

  • nonresistance - noun group refusal to resort to violence even in defense against violence

  • nonresistant - adj. offering no resistance; (often followed by `to') likely to be affected with

  • nonresonant - adj. not reverberant; lacking a tendency to reverberate

  • nonrestrictive - adj. not limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase

  • nonretractile - adj. not capable of being retracted

  • nonreturnable - adj. that may not be returned

  • nonreversible - adj. not reversible or capable of having either side out

  • nonrhythmic - adj. deliberately not rhythmic

  • nonrigid - adj. designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure

  • nonruminant - adj. not ruminant

  • nonsectarian - adj. not restricted to one sect or school or party

  • nonsense - adj. having no intelligible meaning; noun a message that seems to convey no meaning; ornamental objects of no great value

  • nonsensicality - noun a message that seems to convey no meaning

  • nonsensitive - adj. never having had security classification

  • nonsexual - adj. not having or involving sex

  • nonsignificant - adj. attributable to chance

  • nonskid - adj. designed to reduce or prevent skidding

  • nonslip - adj. designed to reduce or prevent slipping

  • nonslippery - adj. not slippery; not likely to slip or skid

  • nonsmoker - noun a passenger car for passengers who want to avoid tobacco smoke; a person who does not smoke tobacco

  • nonsocial - adj. of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies

  • nonsovereign - adj. (of peoples and political bodies) controlled by outside forces

  • nonspeaking - adj. not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines

  • nonspecific - adj. not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides

  • nonspherical - adj. not spherical

  • nonstandard - adj. not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; varying from or not adhering to a standard; not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community

  • nonstarter - noun a horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered; a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently

  • nonstop - adj. (of a journey especially a flight) occurring without stops; at all times; adv. without stopping; noun a flight made without intermediate stops between source and destination

  • nonstructural - adj. not structural

  • nonsubjective - adj. undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena

  • nonsuppurative - adj. not suppurative

  • nonsurgical - adj. not surgical

  • nonsyllabic - adj. (of speech sounds) not forming or capable of forming the nucleus of a syllable; not forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable; consisting of a consonant sound accompanied in the same syllable by a vowel sound or consisting of a vowel sound dominated by other vowel sounds in a syllable (as the second vowel in a falling diphthong)

  • nonsymbiotic - adj. not parasitic on another organism

  • nonsynchronous - adj. not occurring together

  • nontaxable - adj. (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation

  • nontechnical - adj. not characteristic of or skilled in applied arts and sciences

  • nonterritorial - adj. not displaying territoriality

  • nontoxic - adj. not producing or resulting from poison; safe to eat

  • nontraditional - adj. not conforming to or in accord with tradition

  • nontransferable - adj. incapable of being transferred

  • nonuniform - adj. not homogeneous

  • nonuniformity - noun the quality of being diverse and interesting

  • nonunion - adj. not belonging to or not allowing affiliation with a trade union

  • nonuple - adj. having nine units or components

  • nonvenomous - adj. not producing venom

  • nonverbal - adj. involving little use of language; lacking verbal skill; concerned with numbers rather than words; being other than verbal communication

  • nonviable - adj. not capable of living or developing successfully

  • nonviolence - noun peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate

  • nonviscid - adj. not resembling glue in texture

  • nonvisual - adj. not resulting in vision

  • nonvolatile - adj. not volatilizing readily

  • nonvoluntary - adj. not subject to the control of the will

  • nonwoody - adj. not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood

  • nonworker - noun a person who does nothing

  • nooky - noun slang for sexual intercourse

  • noonday - noun the middle of the day

  • noontide - noun the middle of the day

  • nootka - noun a Wakashan language spoken by the Nootka; a member of the Wakashan people living on Vancouver Island and in the Cape Flattery region of northwestern Washington

  • nopal - noun any of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears; cactus having yellow flowers and purple fruits

  • nopalea - noun a genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowers

  • nordic - adj. resembling peoples of Scandinavia; relating to Germany and Scandinavia; of or relating to or constituting the Scandinavian group of languages; noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland

  • noreaster - noun a storm blowing from the northeast

  • noria - noun a water wheel with buckets attached to the rim; used to raise water for transfer to an irrigation channel

  • normality - noun conformity with the norm; expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common; (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter; being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning

  • normalization - noun the imposition of standards or regulations

  • normalize - verb make normal or cause to conform to a norm or standard; become normal or return to its normal state; toughen (steel or glass) by a process of gradually heating and cooling

  • normalizer - noun a person who normalizes

  • normally - adv. under normal conditions

  • normotensive - adj. having normal blood pressure

  • norn - noun (Norse mythology) any of the three Fates or goddesses of destiny; identified with Anglo-Saxon Wyrd; similar to Greek Moirae and Roman Parcae

  • norse - adj. of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language; of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures; noun the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland; a native or inhabitant of Norway; an inhabitant of Scandinavia

  • norseman - noun a native or inhabitant of Norway

  • northeaster - noun a storm blowing from the northeast

  • northeasterly - adj. coming from the northeast; situated in or oriented toward the northeast

  • northeastward - adj. toward the northeast; adv. in a northeastward direction; noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees

  • northeastwardly - adv. in a northeastward direction

  • norther - noun a wind that blows from the north

  • northerner - noun an inhabitant of the North; an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

  • northernness - noun the property of being to the north

  • northman - noun an inhabitant of Scandinavia

  • northmost - adj. situated farthest north

  • northwards - adv. in a northern direction

  • northwester - noun a wind from the northwest

  • northwesterly - adj. coming from the northwest; situated in or oriented toward the northwest

  • northwestward - adj. toward the northwest; adv. in a northwestward direction; noun the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees

  • northwestwardly - adv. in a northwestward direction

  • nosed - adj. having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind

  • nosegay - noun an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

  • noseless - adj. having no nose

  • nosepiece - noun armor plate that protects the nose; the link between two lenses; rests on nose

  • nosewheel - noun a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear

  • nosey - adj. offensively curious or inquisitive

  • nosocomial - adj. taking place or originating in a hospital

  • nosology - noun the branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease

  • nostalgically - adv. in a nostalgic manner

  • nostoc - noun found in moist places as rounded jellylike colonies

  • nostocaceae - noun blue-green algae

  • nostrum - noun patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable; hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists

  • nosy - adj. offensively curious or inquisitive

  • notability - noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

  • notable - adj. widely known and esteemed; worthy of notice; noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

  • notably - adv. to a notable extent

  • notarize - verb authenticate as a notary

  • notation - noun the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters; a technical system of symbols used to represent special things; a comment or instruction (usually added)

  • notched - adj. having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed; notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex

  • notecase - noun a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money

  • noted - adj. worthy of notice or attention; widely known and esteemed

  • nothingness - noun the state of nonexistence; empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

  • nothofagus - noun beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa: southern beech

  • nothosaur - noun extinct marine reptile with longer more slender limbs than plesiosaurs and less completely modified for swimming

  • noticeability - noun the property of being easy to see and understand

  • noticeably - adv. in a noticeable manner

  • noticer - noun someone who gives formal notice; someone who takes notice

  • notifiable - adj. requiring that official notification be given

  • notification - noun a request for payment; an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative; informing by words

  • notional - adj. not based on fact or investigation; being of the nature of a notion or concept; indulging in or influenced by fancy; not based on fact; dubious

  • notochord - noun a flexible rodlike structure that forms the supporting axis of the body in the lowest chordates and lowest vertebrates and in embryos of higher vertebrates

  • notonecta - noun type genus of the Notonectidae: backswimmers

  • notonectidae - noun aquatic carnivorous insects

  • notoriously - adv. to a notorious degree

  • notornis - noun flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules

  • notostraca - noun small freshwater crustaceans with a shield-shaped carapace

  • notropis - noun shiners

  • nougat - noun nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste

  • noumenon - noun the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception

  • nourishing - adj. of or providing nourishment

  • nourishment - noun the act of nourishing; a source of materials to nourish the body

  • nous - noun common sense; that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason

  • novate - verb replace with something new, especially an old obligation by a new one

  • novation - noun (law) the replacement of one obligation by another by mutual agreement of both parties; usually the replacement of one of the original parties to a contract with the consent of the remaining party

  • novelette - noun a short novel

  • novelist - noun one who writes novels

  • novelization - noun converting something into the form of a novel

  • novelize - verb convert into the form or the style of a novel

  • novella - noun a short novel

  • novena - noun a Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days

  • novial - noun an artificial language

  • noviciate - noun the period during which you are a novice (especially in a religious order)

  • novocain - noun procaine administered as a hydrochloride (trade name Novocain)

  • nowness - noun the quality of being the present

  • noxiously - adv. in a detrimental manner

  • noxiousness - noun the quality of being noxious

  • nth - adj. last or greatest in an indefinitely large series

  • nub - noun a small piece; a small lump or protuberance; the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

  • nubbin - noun a small nub (especially an undeveloped fruit or ear of corn)

  • nubble - noun a small lump or protuberance

  • nubbly - adj. of textiles; having a rough surface

  • nubby - adj. of textiles; having a rough surface

  • nubian - noun a native or inhabitant of Nubia

  • nucellus - noun central part of a plant ovule; contains the embryo sac

  • nucha - noun the back side of the neck

  • nuclease - noun general term for enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of nucleic acid by cleaving chains of nucleotides into smaller units

  • nucleole - noun a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis

  • nucleon - noun a constituent (proton or neutron) of an atomic nucleus

  • nucleonics - noun the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei

  • nucleoplasm - noun the protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell

  • nucleoprotein - noun any of several substances found in the nuclei of all living cells; consists of a protein bound to a nucleic acid

  • nucleoside - noun a glycoside formed by partial hydrolysis of a nucleic acid

  • nuda - noun ctenophores lacking tentacles; comprises one genus: beroe

  • nudeness - noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind

  • nudger - noun someone who nudges; someone who gives a gentle push

  • nudibranch - noun any of various marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia having a shell-less and often beautifully colored body

  • nudibranchia - noun comprising numerous marine gastropod mollusks lacking a shell in the adult state and usually having a body like a slug

  • nudism - noun going without clothes as a social practice

  • nudist - noun a person who practices nudity for reasons of health or religion

  • nudity - noun the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind

  • nuke - noun the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb; verb strike at with firepower or bombs; cook or heat in a microwave oven; bomb with atomic weapons

  • nullah - noun a ravine or gully in southern Asia

  • nullification - noun the act of nullifying; making null and void; counteracting or overriding the effect or force of something; the states'-rights doctrine that a state can refuse to recognize or to enforce a federal law passed by the United States Congress

  • nullifier - noun an advocate of nullification; someone who believes that a state can resist federal laws; an official who can invalidate or nullify

  • nullipara - noun (obstetrics) a woman who has never give birth to a child

  • nullity - noun something that is null (especially an enactment that has no legal validity); the state of nonexistence

  • number - noun an item of merchandise offered for sale; a clothing measurement; the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural); a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; a select company of people; a concept of quantity derived from zero and units; the number is used in calling a particular telephone; one of a series published periodically; a symbol used to represent a number; a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; verb place a limit on the number of; enumerate; give numbers to; determine the number or amount of; add up in number or quantity; put into a group

  • numberless - adj. too numerous to be counted

  • numbfish - noun any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges

  • numbing - adj. causing numbness or insensitivity

  • numbly - adv. in a numb manner; without feeling

  • numbness - noun partial or total lack of sensation in a part of the body; a symptom of nerve damage or dysfunction; the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

  • numdah - noun an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt

  • numen - noun a spirit believed to inhabit an object or preside over a place (especially in ancient Roman religion)

  • numenius - noun curlews

  • numeration - noun naming numbers; the act of counting

  • numerator - noun the dividend of a fraction

  • numerical - adj. designated by or expressed in numbers; relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers; measured or expressed in numbers; of or relating to or denoting numbers

  • numerically - adv. in number; with regard to numbers

  • numerosity - noun a large number

  • numerousness - noun a large number

  • numida - noun guinea fowl

  • numidian - adj. of or relating to ancient Numidia or its people or culture; noun an inhabitant of ancient Numidia

  • numididae - noun guinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar

  • numidinae - noun guinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar

  • numismatics - noun the collection and study of money (and coins in particular)

  • numismatologist - noun a collector and student of money (and coins in particular)

  • numismatology - noun the collection and study of money (and coins in particular)

  • nummulite - noun large fossil protozoan of the Tertiary period
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