lumpenproletariat definition

  • noun:
    • the best, most degraded stratum of the proletariat. Used initially in Marxist principle to spell it out those people in the proletariat, especially crooks, vagrants, and also the unemployed, just who lacked course awareness.
    • The underclass of a person populace.
    • the cheapest stratum associated with the proletariat
    • a social underclass; the riffraff
    • the lowest standard of the proletariat, comprising unskilled employees, the unemployed, while the dispossessed, alienated from class with with they would ordinarily determine and achieving little or no course solidarity; -- a significant element in Marxist principle.
    • (Marxism) the unorganized lower quantities of the proletariat who aren't interested in revolutionary advancement

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