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mass man

a hypothetical common man, especially one held to be typical of a mass society, to be characterized by the absence of unique values or distinct personality traits, to lack a sense of personal or social responsibility, and to be readily manipulated by the techniques developed by mass media.
Origin of mass man
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The mass-man must rule in each unit-man, else the unit-man will drop off and die.

    Pagan & Christian Creeds Edward Carpenter

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