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non·en·ti·ty

 (nŏn-ĕn′tĭ-tē)
n. pl. non·en·ti·ties
1. A person regarded as being of no importance or significance.
2. Nonexistence.
3. Something that does not exist or that exists only in the imagination.

nonentity

(ˌnɒnˈɛntɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. an insignificant person or thing
2. a nonexistent thing
3. the state of not existing; nonexistence

non•en•ti•ty

(nɒnˈɛn tɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. a person or thing of no importance.
2. something that does not exist or exists only in imagination.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonentity - the state of not existing
nonbeing - the state of not being
irreality, unreality - the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
nihility, nothingness, nullity, void - the state of nonexistence
impossibility, impossibleness - incapability of existing or occurring
2.nonentity - a person of no influence
common man, common person, commoner - a person who holds no title
pip-squeak, small fry, squirt - someone who is small and insignificant
jackanapes, whippersnapper, lightweight - someone who is unimportant but cheeky and presumptuous

nonentity

noun nobody, lightweight (informal), mediocrity, cipher, small fry, non-person, unimportant person She was written off after that as a political nonentity.

nonentity

noun
A totally insignificant person:
Informal: pip-squeak, zero.
Slang: shrimp, zilch.
Translations

nonentity

[nɒˈnentɪtɪ] N (= person) → nulidad f, cero m a la izquierda

nonentity

[nɒˈnɛntɪti] npersonne f insignifiante
Grant came from a family of nonentities → Grant venait d'une famille de gens insignifiants.
She was written off then as a political nonentity → On la considérait alors comme une femme politique insignifiante.non-essential [ˌnɒnɪˈsɛnʃəl] nonessential (US)
adj [services, goods] → non essentiel(le)
n
nonessentials → l'accessoire m

nonentity

n (= person)Nullität f, → unbedeutende Figur

nonentity

[nɒnˈɛntɪtɪ] npersona insignificante, nullità f inv
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