Examples of nonentity in a Sentence
the arctic circle is a nonentity—you won't see it on the way to the north pole
was so quiet he was almost a nonentity at the meeting
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From the mid-1920s through the mid-1950s, thousands of patients, seen as defectives and moral nonentities, were sterilized without their consent.
For much of hockey’s history, France has been a nonentity.
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First Known Use of nonentity
Synonymschimera, conceit, daydream, delusion, dream, fancy, figment, hallucination, illusion, fantasy, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream, unreality, vision
Antonymsbig shot, big wheel, bigwig, eminence, figure, kahuna, kingpin, magnate, nabob, personage, somebody, VIP
Related Wordsignis fatuus, mirage, will-o'-the-wisp; brainchild, idea; concoction, fable, fabrication, fiction, invention; envisaging, imaging, visualization; cloud-cuckoo-land, cloudland, Shangri-la, utopia; daymare, nightmare
Near Antonymsactuality, fact, reality
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