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outcast

out·cast

outcast

pronunciation:
aUt kaest
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who is cast out or rejected by society or a group.
At that time, children of mixed-race marriages were society's outcasts.He had no friends at school and considered himself an outcast.
synonyms:
exile, pariah
similar words:
discard, expatriate, leper, nonperson, outlaw, refugee, untouchable, vagabond, vagrant
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: cast out or rejected by society or a group.
The outcast lepers were forced to live far from the city.
synonyms:
rejected
similar words:
discarded, exiled
Word Parts
The word outcast contains the following part:
out- Old English prefix that means out, outside, outward; beyond, better, more