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What words use the prefix non?

What words use the prefix non?

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  • nonfat: “not” having fat.
  • nonperishable: “not” subject to spoiling or decaying.
  • nonpoisonous: “not” poisonous.
  • nonstick: of that which does “not” stick.
  • nonsensical: of “not” making sense.
  • nonsmoker: one who does “not” smoke.
  • nonexistent: of something that does “not” exist.

What is a word using non?

14 letter words containing non. nonsignificant. nondestructive. noncooperation. nonrestrictive.

Why is interesting a non word?

The most recent victim of overuse and misuse (take your pick) is the word interesting. It’s overused because its become a go-to filler word when we become too lazy to use something more precise. It’s misused because we often hide behind it instead of saying what we truly think and feel.

What word begins with re?

Words starting with re

  • reabsorbs.
  • reacceded.
  • reaccedes.
  • reaccents.
  • reaccepts.
  • reacclaim.
  • reaccused.
  • reaccuses.

What does re mean in front of a word?

re- a prefix, occurring originally in loanwords from Latin, used with the meaning “again” or “again and again” to indicate repetition, or with the meaning “back” or “backward” to indicate withdrawal or backward motion: regenerate; refurbish; retype; retrace; revert. Also red-.

What words have non in them?

20-letter words that start with non. noninstitutionalised. noninstitutionalized. noninterchangeablely. nonprognosticatively. nondestructivenesses. nondenominationalism.

What words start with non?

18-letter words that start with non. noncomprehensively. nonconfigurational. noninterchangeable. noninterventionism. nonprognosticative. nonpharmacological.

What is the definition of the prefix non?

The English prefix non-, which means “not,” appears in hundreds of English vocabulary words, such as nonsense, nonfat, and nonreturnable. You can remember that the prefix non- means “not” via the word nonpoisonous, for a substance that is nonpoisonous is “not” poisonous.

Is non a word?

Meaning “not” in phrases taken from Latin and some other languages, non is a separate word and is not hyphenated: non compos mentis, persona non grata. As non- is a living prefix, the list of words having the prefix non- is practically unlimited. It is particularly common in the sciences.