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mass man

  1. a hypothetical common man, especially one held to be typical of a mass society, to be characterized by the absence of unique values or distinct personality traits, to lack a sense of personal or social responsibility, and to be readily manipulated by the techniques developed by mass media.
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Origin of mass man

First recorded in 1925–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of mass man

  • The mass-Man must rule in each unit-man, else the unit-man will drop off and die.

    Pagan & Christian Creeds

    Edward Carpenter