A series of referenda on the same issue held in an attempt to achieve an unpopular result.
1998, Pierre Desrochers, Eric Duhaime, 10: A Secessionist's View of Quebec's Options, David Gordon (editor), Secession, State, and Liberty, page 239,
Another "neverendum" (as Canadian nationalists call this process) on Quebec's secession is planned before the year 2000.
1999, David Schneiderman, The Quebec Decision: Perspectives on the Supreme Court Ruling on Secession, page 123,
And so, the neverendum marches on. This is good news for the Liberals but bad news for Canada.
2012, Henry McLeish, Scotland: The Growing Divide: Old Nation, New Ideas, page 116,
This is the Québécois scenario of the ‘neverendum’, which could be replicated in Scotland: the voters park their ideology and values at the elections to the Holyrood Parliament and elect an SNP or SNP coalition government, but vote differently at Westminster elections.
^1995, Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs, University of Toronto Press, page 139 — Josh Freed, the award-winning humorist of the Montreal Gazette, coined a new word to be added to the Quebec lexicon: the ‘neverendum.’