- a public figure, especially in a totalitarian country, who, for political or ideological reasons, is not recognized or mentioned in government publications or records or in the news media.
- a person accorded no recognition or consideration by another or by a specific group.
Origin of unperson
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- a person whose existence is officially denied or ignored