Definition of Nondescriptive

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of non-descriptive) ¹



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Definition of Nondescriptive

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nondescriptive

nondepreciating
nondepressed
nondepression
nondepressive
nondepressives
nonderivable
nonderivational
nonderivative
nonderivatized
nonderived
nondermal
nondescendant
nondescendants
nondescribable
nondescript
nondescriptive (current term)
nondescriptly
nondescriptness
nondescripts
nondesensitizing
nondesert
nondeserted
nondesertion
nondeserving
nondesign
nondesignated
nondesignating
nondesignative
nondesigned
nondesigner

Literary usage of Nondescriptive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Concept of Knowledge by Panayot Butchvarov (1970)
"For example, we may appeal to an intuitive distinction between "descriptive" and "nondescriptive" words and label the latter "logical. ..."

2. The Law of Unfair Competition and Trademarks: With Chapters on Good-will by Harry Dwight Nims (1917)
"To the public, such words are usually unintelligible and entirely nondescriptive, and appear to be artificial words. For instance, the names "Pepto-Mangan" ..."

3. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger (2002)
"That backpack contains ideas that seem so true yet are utterly nondescriptive not only of our daily lives but of what matters to us: In ..."

4. Joseph Csáky: A Pioneer of Modern Sculpture by Edith Balas (1998)
"If one asks what is cubist about these figures, the answer is simple: the anatomy is nondescriptive and generalized; the propostions are unnatural and the ..."

5. The Law of Unfair Business Competition: Including Chapters on Trade Secrets by Harry Dwight Nims (1909)
"Such words are usually unintelligible to the public and to them are entirely nondescriptive, and hence to them they are artificial words. ..."

6. Useful drugs (1921)
"... and pro- cain have been adopted in place of the monopolistic and nondescriptive proprietary titles; and the non-proprietary name ..."

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