Laura Ingalls Wilder is persona non grata at the American Library Association. — michael taube, WSJ, «‘Little House’ Has Been Condemned,» 4 July 2018 Sosa, though, has been mostly absent from the public eye and is persona non grata at Wrigley Field.
noun, plural per·so·nae non gra·tae [pe r-soh-nahy nohn g r ah-tahy; English per-soh-nee non grah-tee, grey-, grat-ee] /pɛrˈsoʊ naɪ noʊn ˈgrɑ taɪ; English pərˈsoʊ ni nɒn ˈgrɑ ti, ˈgreɪ-, ˈgræt i/. Latin. a person who is not welcome: He has become persona non grata in our club since his angry outburst.
persona non grata. This is a list of people declared persona non grata. Persona non grata (Latin, plural: personae non gratae), literally meaning «an unwelcome person», is a legal term used in diplomacy that indicates a proscription against a foreign person entering or remaining in the country.
persona non grata – a diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent. diplomat, diplomatist – an official engaged in international negotiations. individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul – a human …
If someone becomes or is declared persona non grata, they become unwelcome or unacceptable because of something they have said or done. The government has declared the French ambassador persona non grata and ordered him to leave the country.
Pronunciation (US): • PERSONA NON GRATA (noun). The noun PERSONA NON GRATA has 2 senses: 1. a diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent. 2. a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome. Familiarity information: PERSONA NON GRATA used as a noun is rare. Dictionary entry details.
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.
Persona non Grata is an uplifting story that shows people to have faith and to never give up. I look forward to keeping in touch with Mr. Stirling and reading future works. He’s certainly opened my eyes to unknown possibilities.