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n. - A person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights.

Usage examples (38)
  • In Orwell's term, Cortés has become an "unperson" -- not "nonperson," as the word is so frequently misquoted.
  • Newspeak - including such lasting terms as "unperson,"
  • Also her videotape on being an "unperson" ought to be required viewing, even for staff who don't work specifically with autistic people.
  • October 17, 2008 - Joe the Plumber declared "unperson" by the media. for more
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