Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


My object was, to ascertain the existence or non-existence of Leonora's jealousy.

But it is the same thing; for eternity is the non-existence of time.

At all events, it is as impossible to demonstrate the non-existence of the one unit as the other.

For I declare that the truth is as I have written, and that each of us is a measure of existence and of non-existence.

But we forget that our hero, like Tristram Shandy, is still in the limbo of non-existence.

My whole being was desolate over the non-existence of another ideal.

This, however, does not tend to prove their non-existence in even recent days.

Zeno would prove by his dialectic the non-existence of "the many."

It posits the all-comprehensiveness of mind and the non-existence of matter.

The non-existence of an antarctic continent was definitely ascertained.