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  • n. Plural form of unperson.

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Examples

  • He wants them to become "unpersons" -- something we used to associate only with Stalinism, but today is the norm on social media.

    World of SL

  • Obviously, giving government the power to render whole classes of people "unpersons" was not an interesting subject for our media arbiters.

    OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion

  • Case in point, a phenomenal piece about what he dubs "unpersons": those whose views are deemed fringe based on nothing but what the media establishment believes.

    Hanlon's Razor

  • reason #6 may be overstated, but individuals becoming "unpersons" has been reported in the news. i remember one report where a lawyer "discovered" an individual due to a court clerical error. i would like a president to say, "this is not good. this is unamerican."

    the case against bush

  • But, for all the similarities that we have, we have some very strong differences, one is that we can be selectively “unpersons”.

    Sex Workers and Unpersons. « Bound, Not Gagged

  • Does anyone else think it is ironic that the GOProud is basically declared unpersons at CPAC but teabaggers are filling those voids left behind?

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 16, 2010

  • In the new oligarchy that controls both parties, we loyal peons -- Obama's so-called base -- are unpersons, like movie zombies, except when, every two or four years, they summon us -- again, like zombies -- to man phone banks and knock on doors, which I did for Obama in 2008.

    Clancy Sigal: A Disappointed Democrat? You bet

  • This story about a 'brotherhood' versus 'unpersons' rings a bell, it really is Orwellian:

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • It ran: times 3.12.83 reporting bb dayorder doubleplusungood refs unpersons rewrite fullwise upsub antefiling

    Nineteen Eighty-four

  • The only real clue lay in the words ‘refs unpersons’, which indicated that Withers was already dead.

    Nineteen Eighty-four

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