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 for nonexistence
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nonexistence \Non`ex*ist"ence\, n.
     1. The state of not existing; absence of existence; the
        negation of being; -- usually used with reference to
        existince in the real world, or logical possiblity; as,
        the nonexistence of vaporware does not go unnoticed long.
        --A. Baxter.
     Syn: nonentity[1].
          [1913 Webster +PJC]
     2. A thing that has no existence. --Sir T. Browne.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state of not existing [syn: nonexistence,
           nonentity] [ant: being, beingness, existence]

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