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non sequitur
/nˈɑːn sˈɛkwɪtʃɚ/
noun
a statement or conclusion that does not follow the previous statement or argument
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nonchalance
/ˈnɑnʃəˈɫɑns/
noun
a state of being indifferent or unconcerned, often in a calm and casual manner
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nonchalant
/ˌnɑnʃəˈɫɑnt/
adjective
behaving in an unconcerned and calm manner
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noncombatant
/ˌnɑnkəmˈbætənt/
noun
someone in the military who serves in a role without directly engaging in warfare (e.g. a medic or chaplain)
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noncommittal
/ˈnɑnkəˈmɪtəɫ/
adjective
unwilling to make a clear decision, express a definite opinion, or commit to any particular course of action
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nondescript
/ˈnɑndɪsˈkɹɪpt/
adjective
devoid of any qualities that make something or someone stand out or appear special, often appearing plain or ordinary
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nonentity
/nɑˈnɛntəti/
noun
a person who lacks influence or importance in a particular setting or community
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nonpareil
/nˌɑːnpˈɛɹɪl/
noun
unmatched in quality or excellence
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to nonplus
/nˌɑːnplˈʌs/
verb
to confuse someone to the point of being unable to proceed or respond
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nonplussed
/nɑnˈpɫəst/
adjective
completely confused or unsure about what to think or say
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nonresident
/nɑnˈɹɛzədənt/
noun
an individual not living or settled in a particular area
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to undulate
/ˈəndʒəˌɫeɪt/
verb
to cause a surface to form small waves or ripples
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undulation
/ˌʌndʒuːlˈeɪʃən/
noun
(physics) a repeated movement or fluctuation, likened to the rise and fall of waves
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unduly
/ənˈduɫi/
adverb
to a greater extent than is reasonable or necessary
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homogeneity
/ˌhɑmədʒəˈniəti/
noun
the quality or state of being uniform or consistent
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homologous
/hɑˈmɑɫəɡəs/
adjective
reflecting a similarity in arrangement, type, or origin, particularly within the same species
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homonym
/ˈhɔmənɪm/
noun
each of two or more words with the same spelling or pronunciation that vary in meaning and origin
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homophone
/ˈhoʊmoʊˌfoʊn/
noun
(grammar) one of two or more words with the same pronunciation that differ in meaning, spelling or origin
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