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See also: Unperson
un- + person. From the synthetic language "newspeak" in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), where it refers to a person who has been executed or fell out of favor, whose entire history has been erased.
- 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.
- (transitive) To strip (a human being) of rights, identity or humanity.