[non sek-wi-ter, -too r; Latin nohn se-kwi-too r] /nɒn ˈsɛk wɪ tər, -ˌtʊər; Latin noʊn ˈsɛ kwɪˌtʊər/
Logic. an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the premises.
a statement containing an illogical conclusion.
a statement having little or no relevance to what preceded it
(logic) a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
Latin, literally “it does not follow.”
non sequitur [(non sek-wuh-tuhr)]
A thought that does not logically follow what has just been said: “We had been discussing plumbing, so her remark about astrology was a real non sequitur.” Non sequitur is Latin for “It does not follow.”
[seer-ee-uh s] /ˈsɪər i əs/ adjective 1. of, showing, or characterized by deep thought. 2. of grave or somber disposition, character, or manner: a serious occasion; a serious man. 3. being in earnest; sincere; not trifling: His interest was serious. 4. requiring thought, concentration, or application: serious reading; a serious task. 5. weighty or important: […]
[non-sek-sist] /nɒnˈsɛk sɪst/ adjective 1. not showing prejudice on the basis of gender: nonsexist language in business letters. 2. not suggesting, advocating, or involving traditional stereotypes regarding what is appropriate for or exclusive to males or females: nonsexist toys for children. /nɒnˈsɛksɪst/ adjective 1. not discriminating on the basis of sex, esp not against women
[sek-shoo-uh l or, esp. British, seks-yoo-] /ˈsɛk ʃu əl or, esp. British, ˈsɛks yu-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or for : sexual matters; sexual aids. 2. occurring between or involving the : sexual relations. 3. having sexual organs or reproducing by processes involving both . /nɒnˈsɛksjʊəl/ adjective 1. not of, relating to, or characterized […]
- Nonsexual generation
nonsexual generation non·sex·u·al generation (nŏn-sěk’shōō-əl) n. See asexual generation.