- 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.
Origin of mass man
First recorded in 1925–30
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The mass-Man must rule in each unit-man, else the unit-man will drop off and die.Pagan & Christian Creeds