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Outcast

Outcast Meaning & Definition
Outcast Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Outcast?

[n] a person who is rejected (from society or home)
[adj] excluded from a society

Synonyms | Synonyms for Outcast: castaway | friendless | Ishmael | pariah | unwanted

Related Terms | Find terms related to Outcast: abandoned | alien | anchoress | anchorite | apartheid | ascetic | bedridden invalid | castaway | cast-off | chronic poor | cloistered monk | closet cynic | color bar | declasse | defenseless | depressed class | derelict | desert fathers | desert saints | deserted | desolate | Diogenes | disowned | displaced person | division | DP | eremite | ethnocentrism | evacuee | evictee | exclusiveness | exile | exiled | expatriate | expellee | fatherless | foreigner | forlorn | forsaken | friendless | ghetto-dwellers | godforsaken | helpless | hermit | hermitess | Hieronymian | Hieronymite | homebody | homeless | houseless | insularity | insulation | invalid | Ishmael | isolation | isolationist | Jim Crow | kithless | know-nothingism | leper | loner | marabout | motherless | narrowness | outcast of society | outcaste | outcasts | out-group | outlaw | outside the gates | outside the pale | outsider | pariah | parochialism | persona non grata | pillar saint | pillarist | poverty subculture | quarantine | race hatred | racial segregation | recluse | refugee | reject | rejected | seclusion | seclusionist | segregation | separation | shut-in | slum-dwellers | snobbishness | social outcast | solitaire | solitary | solitudinarian | stateless | stay-at-home | stranger | stylite | the disadvantaged | the dispossessed | the poor | the powerless | the underprivileged | tightness | Timon of Athens | unacceptable person | undesirable | unestablished | unfriended | unharbored | unhoused | unplaced | unsettled | untouchable | xenophobia

See Also | Harijan | heretic | leper | misbeliever | religious outcast | unfortunate | unfortunate person | untouchable

Outcast In Webster's Dictionary

\Out"cast`\, a. [Cf. Sw. utkasta to cast out.] Cast out; degraded. ``Outcast, rejected.'' --Longfellow.
\Out"cast`\, n. 1. One who is cast out or expelled; an exile; one driven from home, society, or country; hence, often, a degraded person; a vagabond. The Lord . . . gathereth together the outcasts of Israel. --Ps. cxlvii. 2. 2. A quarrel; a contention. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

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