of or pertaining to disfranchised and uprooted individuals or groups, especially those who have lost status: the lumpen bourgeoisie.
a lumpen individual or group.

1945–50; extracted from lumpenproletariat Unabridged
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lumpen (ˈlʌmpən)
informal stupid or unthinking
[from German Lump vagabond, influenced in meaning by Lumpen rag, as in lumpenproletariat]

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Example sentences
They answer to our basic, frequently camouflaged need to keep on moving, not to be wearied or ground down by a lumpen life.
From the street, it's lumpen, but its core is a large courtyard with fountains and a lovely garden.
The traders thought their captives to be less-than-human lumpen and whipped them mercilessly for the merest offense.
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