Definition of not-living in English:

not-living

adjective

  • Inanimate; not alive, especially as contrasted with something living. Also as noun (with the): that which is not alive; dead people, etc., as a class.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From not + living.

Pronunciation

not-living

/ˈnɒtlɪvɪŋ/