Definition of Nonperson

1. Noun. A person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons). "George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons"

Exact synonyms: Unperson
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



Definition of Nonperson

1. Noun. Not a real person; a subhuman. ¹

2. Noun. Not a legal entity. ¹

3. Noun. Something other than a person; an object. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonperson

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonperson

nonperishable
nonperishables
nonperistaltic
nonpermanent
nonpermeabilized
nonpermeable
nonpermeating
nonpermissible
nonpermissive
nonpermissive cell
nonpermissiveness
nonpermitted
nonpermutable
nonperpetual
nonpersistent
nonperson (current term)
nonpersonal
nonpersonality
nonpersonally
nonpersonnel
nonpersons
nonpersuasive
nonpertinent
nonpertubative
nonperturbative
nonperturbatively
nonpervasive
nonperverted
nonpest
nonpesticidal

Literary usage of Nonperson

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. State Laws and Ordinances on Firearms by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"(c) Unlawful disposal of firearms is a class A nonperson misdemeanor. 21-4204. Unlawful possession of a firearm. (a) Unlawful possession of a firearm is: ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... imprisonment, or that South African contribution to contemporary law enforcement, legal banishment, which creates a "nonperson," barred from employment, ..."

3. Lenin's Legacy: The Story of the Cpsu by Robert G. Wesson (1978)
"... whom Stalin had semiretired and made almost a nonperson, became Deputy Minister of Defense under Minister Bulganin. The proclamation of Stalin's death ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"One of the best illustrations of the locality of this dividing line, as far as ascertained between the personal and remaining nonperson- al duties of the ..."

5. Responding to Probation and Parole Violations by Dale G. Parent (1994)
"... offenders who have had one or more adult convictions for a person felony and all offenders with more than one adult conviction for nonperson felonies), ..."

6. A Treatise on the Incorporation and Organization of Corporations Created by Thomas Gold Frost (1908)
"... assessable shares of the par value of $ each of the preferred capital stock of This it to certify that is entitled to fully paid and nonperson or by ..."

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