One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Not including all possible elements; not exhaustive.‘a noninclusive list’
- 1.1 Excluding some parties, interests, or concerns.‘the book is further hampered by noninclusive language’
- ‘He writes well but the writing is marred by too many cliches and too much noninclusive language (Clare, at 25, is a "girl").’
- ‘Guilt about being noninclusive is joined to the galling realization that there are not a lot of people interested in being included in the group.’
- ‘A number of studies have shown that peer interactions of children with disabilities occur more frequently in inclusive settings than in noninclusive settings made up only of children with disabilities.’
- ‘The leadership suffers from a deep sense of guilt about being noninclusive in a wondrously inclusive culture.’
- ‘The book is further hampered by noninclusive language, a bane of numerous books published in England even today.’
- 1.1 Excluding some parties, interests, or concerns.
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