Definition of non-referential in English:

non-referential

adjective

  • Not referential, without reference to anything. Also (Linguistics): not indicating a referent or having a referent as object.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Charlie Broad (1887–1971), philosopher. From non- + referential.

Pronunciation

non-referential

/ˌnɒnrɛfəˈrɛnʃl/