Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of nonentity.

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Examples

  • A government run by brainless nonentities is what will result.

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  • John Smith was a godsend to the American settlers, because he was a plain man in a company of titled nonentities, and after they had tried and failed in every effort to make or perpetuate an American colony, plain John Smith, a democrat, without a title, took the helm and made it a success.

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  • I don't believe since the world began there went through this country so many titled nonentities as travelled then, free of cost, on the generous bounty of Mr. Villard.

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  • One uncharitable Tory ex-minister told me that he no longer paid much attention to his colleagues because half of them were 'nonentities' and the other half 'mad'.

    Betty Bothroyd The Autobiography

  • Blood in the streets, total collapse of the economy, a cupboard bare of reserves, the hatred of most of the population—and to face all this with this junta of nonentities—the quivering Yanayev, the raving Pavlov, the devious Kryuchkov, and the bloodthirsty Varennikov!

    The Return

  • I had a thoroughly good time, one made all the better by Dame Edna subverting the show by looking around her at one point and declaring with mild bewilderment that "the stage is crowded with nonentities in period costume".

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  • UPDATE: And, predictably, she prompts the envious gasbaggery of nonentities, and assorted buzzes and clicks from the burrowing inhabitants of small dead animals.

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  • If the Labour party is to be anything to anyone, they and whatever else is left of the 'progressive tendency' in the UK must mobilise and demolish this disgusting collection of malicious nonentities well before the scheduled general election.

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  • I'm Still Here is now dubbed a "mockumentary", but is it any less real than a love affair between two Big Brother nonentities hatched by PR advisers?

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  • Blood in the streets, total collapse of the economy, a cupboard bare of reserves, the hatred of most of the population—and to face all this with this junta of nonentities—the quivering Yanayev, the raving Pavlov, the devious Kryuchkov, and the bloodthirsty Varennikov!

    The Return

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