Definition of 'pariah'
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He will not be satisfied until Britain is punished and given pariah status. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's become a social pariah and it couldn't happen to a nicer fella. The Sun (2016)The income has enabled him to spurn international sanctions and disdain his pariah status. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That means he could become a pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The move heightened fears the pariah regime is hellbent on building up a doomsday armoury. The Sun (2009)Any country that practised this sort of apartheid along racial or religious lines would be an international pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In time he becomes a pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His application lodged, he suffered five years as a social pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The longer he does so, the more entrenched his emerging pariah status will become. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The country has long been an international pariah, regarded as a threat to western democracy. The Sun (2015)He says he gave it back because he didn't want to become a pariah. The Sun (2012)Then accept that the following will all become topics of conversation and you should therefore form a view now or risk becoming a social pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet choosing to adopt an unfashionable position takes a degree of resilience, and raises the risk that one might become a social pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My mother was the reason I was a social pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was an era in which US bankers endured pariah status. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I know that attitude gives me pariah status in polite society, but there it is. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If you want them to babysit, you have to ask weeks in advance and comparing diaries often makes you feel like a social pariah. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You think,'How do we not become a pariah? Christianity Today (2000)But power still resides in the grey-haired clerics whose policies have provoked international sanctions and pariah status in the West. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It would make me a social pariah and affect my employment prospects, so the impact it's had is huge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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