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persona non grata

noun as in unwelcome person

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Egypt expelled the Turkish ambassador last year, prompting Ankara to declare the Egyptian envoy in Turkey persona non grata.

Two of the biggest of those, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden, are currently persona non grata in much of the Western world.

Yet they are, as Garcia says, “persona non grata on our own tribal land.”

As a result of the FBI designation, ICP was persona non grata in numerous places, including many potential Gathering sites.

The only thing an Israeli prime minister may not be—at least, not for long—is persona non-grata in the White House.

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

Burleigh was evidently persona non grata in the eyes of both.

I may have been persona non grata, but, if so, she did not express her feeling.

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

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


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persona non grata, such as: bad news, objectionable person, pet peeve, unacceptable person, and undesirable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.