unperson

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ person. From the synthetic language "newspeak" in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), where it refers to a person who has not only been executed but whose entire history has been erased.

Noun[edit]

unperson (plural unpersons or unpeople)

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  1. A human who has been stripped of rights, identity or humanity.
    With his identity stolen he became an unperson unable to prove his existence to the government.

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