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pariah

pa·ri·ah

pariah

 
 
pronunciation:
p raI
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a despised or socially outcast person.
Although leprosy ceases to be contagious soon after treatment nowadays, many of its sufferers are still treated as pariahs in certain parts of the world.
synonyms:
outcast, undesirable
similar words:
anathema, castoff, leper, outlaw, riffraff, scum, untouchable, waif, wretch
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