nonequal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ equal

Adjective[edit]

nonequal (not comparable)

  1. Not equal; unequal, different.
    • 1982, Courtland A Collier, William Burl Ledbetter, Engineering cost analysis
      Periodic series of nonequal payments, converted into an equivalent future value.

Noun[edit]

nonequal (plural nonequals)

  1. One who is not an equal; a person of differing rank or status.
    • 1977, Nancy Henley, Body politics: power, sex, and nonverbal communication
      ...we may develop Table 5, summarizing nonverbal behaviors used between equals (close and distant) and nonequals (superior and subordinate).