Definitions

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  • n. That which is not a problem.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ problem

Examples

  • Prohibiting offshore drilling is pretty much a feel-good solution to a nonproblem.

    RETURN TO PROSPERITY

  • And it responded to a nonproblem with a sledgehammer rather than a scalpel.

    The Chance for a Free Speech Do-Over

  • Or maybe you didn't enter the Roiphe echo chamber but just read one of the many recent features that deem acquaintance rape a nonproblem and paint feminists as "neo-Victorian" prudes terrorizing gals with rape tall tales.

    Whose Hype?

  • But this is a nonproblem: Any withdrawal from an HSA is already subject to a federal tax audit, just as individual tax returns are.

    Health Savings Sabotage

  • Critics might say it's a solution to a nonproblem, but the SEC doesn't claim to be solving a problem.

    Who's Partying Naked?

  • "When I bring up problems like human rights or the question of minorities in America," he explains, "for these young people it's a nonproblem."

    A Veteran of the Fighting Irish

  • But at least they've become nonproblem states -- and far better places for their citizens to live.

    Nation Building: Not for the Fainthearted

  • New York Magazine discovers a non-new nonproblem -- and pads the story to death.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • UPDATE: Howard Bashman responds to this post by recounting an event where judges were fretting about this nonproblem.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • Stephen K has a long, interesting meditation actually, he may be on medication! about the problem, or nonproblem, of viewpoint diversity.

    Archive 2006-08-01

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