Definition of 'outcast'
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I feel like a social outcast. The Sun (2016)He also devoted himself to establishing the first hospital for the mentally ill in Ireland and was a notably generous champion of the poor and outcast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How odd that so few are called to work with the poor and outcast. Christianity Today (2000)Why would you make yourself a social outcast? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Would you like to be part of a secret society of outcasts? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will he become an outcast at school and beyond with no sense of belonging? Times, Sunday Times (2010)They may speak to you with echoes of isolation; almost an outcast from welcome society. Life Without Work (1994)They were legally declared to be social outcasts, as well as condemned from a moral point of view. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)Their love made them social outcasts and got them in trouble with the law but that didn't matter to her. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Having been once hailed as an all-American hero, he became an international outcast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said: 'Sometimes you feel like an outcast. The Sun (2014)I feel for an outcast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's about feeling like an outcast, a person who lives in the shadows with regret and fear. The Sun (2010)His firsthand experiences with British imperialism shocked him deeply, and he began a lifelong identification with the underprivileged and outcasts of society. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)I had spent many hours in my room, alone, feeling an outcast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'outcast'
British English: outcast NOUN
An outcast is someone who is not accepted by a group of people or by society.
He had always been an outcast, unwanted and alone.
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