outcast

1 [out-kast, -kahst]
noun
1.
a person who is rejected or cast out, as from home or society: In the beginning the area was settled by outcasts, adventurers, and felons.
2.
a homeless wanderer; vagabond.
3.
rejected matter; refuse.
adjective
4.
cast out, as from one's home or society: an outcast son.
5.
pertaining to or characteristic of an outcast: outcast misery.
6.
rejected or discarded: outcast opinions.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see out-, cast


1. exile, refugee, expatriate; leper, pariah.
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outcast

2 [out-kast, -kahst]
noun Scot.
a falling out; quarrel.

Origin:
1590–1600; noun use of verb phrase (Scottish) cast out

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outcast (ˈaʊtˌkɑːst)
 
n
1.  a person who is rejected or excluded from a social group
2.  a vagabond or wanderer
3.  anything thrown out or rejected
 
adj
4.  rejected, abandoned, or discarded; cast out

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outcast
c.1300 "a person cast out or rejected," originally pp. of M.E. outcasten, from out + casten "to cast." The adj. is attested from late 14c. In an Indian context, outcaste "one who has been expelled from his caste" is from 1878; see caste.
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Example sentences
In turn each one of us becomes the outcast and new alliances are struck.
Ironically, surface dwellers began repurposing the symbols and phrases and tokens of the erstwhile outcast underground.
But though the new composite could outcast bamboo, it lacked the feel.
There's the feeling of alienation, of being outcast and bullied.
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