One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Not accompanied by or associated with inflammation.‘noninflammatory acne’
- ‘Morning stiffness and a history of swelling suggest an inflammatory process but also are characteristic of fibromyalgia, a noninflammatory condition.’
- ‘In general, this was a group of uncomplicated skin biopsy specimens, the vast majority of which were for the diagnosis of solitary, noninflammatory lesions.’
- ‘An erythrocyte sedimentation rate may distinguish inflammatory arthritis from noninflammatory arthritis, but this test is nonspecific and may be overused.’
- ‘Tumors and solid organs enlarged by noninflammatory processes are often not tender at all, or only slightly so.’
- ‘In the noninflammatory form, no evidence of inflammation, including infection-fighting cells, is present.’
- 1.1 Not controversial or contentious.‘a noninflammatory report’
- ‘On Friday, the UN chief weapons inspector again emerged with a balanced, noninflammatory report that was immediately politicized beyond recognition by the White House spin doctors.’
- ‘The terms need to be (A) precise, (B) instantly comprehensible, (C) not legalese, and (D) as unjudgmental, noninflammatory, and unloaded as possible.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.