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- noun uncountable Lack of
possession; not possessing something.
- noun countable That which is not a
possession; something not owned.
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The continued insistence that women like Ewing should reexamine their feelings of "possessiveness," rather than question the sexual-revolutionary principle of nonpossession, meant that the full depth of women's suffering remained nearly invisible, even to its witnesses.
By ascribing to women a sexuality of promiscuous nonpossession, the outlaw-theorists of the Digger sexual revolution created a social environment that inhibited women's ability to articulate their own authentic needs and impulses.
It is largely by the possession or nonpossession of real property that a man is considered rich or poor.