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nonentity

non·en·ti·ty

nonentity

 
pronunciation:
nan en tih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: nonentities
definition 1: someone or something that is insignificant, dull, undistinguished, or unimportant, esp. a person.
His old acquaintances found it hard to believe that such a nonentity as he could rise to a position of leadership.
synonyms:
cipher, nobody
antonyms:
bigwig, celebrity, notable, somebody
similar words:
lightweight, mediocrity, nonperson, nothing, small potatoes, squirt, unperson
definition 2: the condition of being such a person or thing.
He was a famous bandleader who lapsed into nonentity.
synonyms:
nonexistence, nullity, oblivion
similar words:
nothingness, unimportance
definition 3: something that does not exist, or exists only in the imagination.
synonyms:
fantasy, figment, illusion, invention
antonyms:
thing
similar words:
apparition, chimera, ghost, hallucination, maya, mirage, phantom, specter
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