Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not belonging to or connected with a society: specifically applied to a workman who is not a member of a trades-society or trades-union, or to an establishment in which such men are employed: as, a non-society man; a non-society workshop.

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Examples

  • As soon as gangsta rap came out every brotha bailed on America and became some kind of outlying "non-society" where the Civil Rights Acts, Title 7 and every other actual law to give us options to racism are ignored for counter-productivity and cultural ruin.

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine

  • He discovers that a lawlessly anarchic as opposed to a libertarian, liberal, or anarchist society non-society is completely hellish.

    Hour of the Gun

  • Times, too, were going to be specially bad for the non-society men.

    Sir George Tressady — Volume I

  • The student of human nature could not say as to this, and as to Miss Vance he judged it safest to treat of the non-society side of her character, her activity in charity, her special devotion to the work among the poor on the East Side, which she personally engaged in.

    Complete March Family Trilogy

  • The student of human nature could not say as to this, and as to Miss Vance he judged it safest to treat of the non-society side of her character, her activity in charity, her special devotion to the work among the poor on the East

    A Hazard of New Fortunes — Volume 3

  • What propels the plot forward, however, is the central conceit that it’s not the big macho types who survive in this overrun non-society.

    “Zombieland” achieves a tricky balance » Scene-Stealers

  • I'm a non-society artist and a lousy one, but it gives me a reason to have a studio and be able to stay in town nights. "

    Knocked for a Loop

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