persona non grata

[ per-soh-nah nohn grah-tah; English per-soh-nuh non grah-tuh, grey-, grat-uh ]SEE DEFINITION OF persona non grata
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I may have been persona non grata, but, if so, she did not express her feeling.

Unfortunately, the Girl, a persona non grata, cannot visit me.

The grocer, who in being taxed aids in paying the officer's salary, is persona non grata.

He knew something of the sleeper and decided on the instant that he was persona non grata.

Now Concha had been persona non grata with the Volunteers and he was not received by them with great enthusiasm.

He told me what a fruitless year and a half he had had there and how he was made to feel he was persona non grata.

After one trial she was persona non grata, because she wouldn't let them “rag.”

Kirkwood was successful, and those men who had sought his defeat were, naturally, persona non grata with the state government.

Seeing that I would henceforth be persona non grata at the palace, I sought obscurity in the writing and publication of books.

To make my position more intolerable, I am persona non grata with both sides.

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