noun non·en·ti·ty \-ˈen-tə-tē, -ˈe-nə-\

: a person who is not famous or important

Full Definition of NONENTITY

:  something that does not exist or exists only in the imagination
:  a person or thing of little consequence or significance

Examples of NONENTITY

  1. <the arctic circle is a nonentity—you won't see it on the way to the north pole>
  2. <was so quiet he was almost a nonentity at the meeting>

First Known Use of NONENTITY

circa 1600

Rhymes with NONENTITY


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