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nonentity

[ non-en-ti-tee ]
/ nɒnˈɛn tɪ ti /
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noun, plural non·en·ti·ties.
a person or thing of no importance.
something that does not exist or exists only in imagination.
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Origin of nonentity

First recorded in 1590–1600; non- + entity
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British Dictionary definitions for nonentity

nonentity
/ (ˌnɒnˈɛntɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
an insignificant person or thing
a nonexistent thing
the state of not existing; nonexistence
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