Meaning of non-issue in English:


Pronunciation /nɒnˈɪʃuː/


  • A topic of little or no importance.

    ‘I believe the topic is a non-issue’
    • ‘Avoid cruel and violent people, as they tend to take up cudgels with you on non-issues.’
    • ‘The best way to dodge pressing and challenging issues is to get the people fixated on non-issues.’
    • ‘They just find some non-issues to attack each other with, lest the voters get confused as to who is who.’
    • ‘And that can happen because the entire issue is a non-issue, one that ought to be set aside.’
    • ‘I am sure none of the Hindus think that such non-issues are more important than what really matters.’
    • ‘The conclusion was that media was creating an issue out of a non-issue.’
    • ‘Why chase non-issues when there are much more serious matters at hand?’
    • ‘By making issues non-issues, the novel lacks a punch, and the characters remain partially inflated.’
    • ‘Are these non-issues or something John would prefer to gloss over?’
    • ‘Some issues are non-issues driven by misinformation, incorrect interpretation or bad communication.’
    • ‘But it's a complete non-issue among politicians and journalists alike.’
    • ‘The only issues that are tackled here are the non-issues.’
    • ‘They would have been little non-issues on any other days.’
    • ‘In politics issues are created out of non-issues.’
    • ‘The rise of genetic engineering - with its capacity to filter out genetic defects in children - has in fact really made the matter a non-issue.’
    • ‘With significantly lower prices, replacement becomes a non-issue.’
    • ‘In normal circumstances, perhaps I would agree that it should be a non-issue.’
    • ‘Like all his failed projects, it has become a non-issue.’
    • ‘On the contrary, many people who have no quarrel with having liquor served with meals often treat the matter as a non-issue.’
    • ‘I haven't said much about this, because it is a total non-issue.’