From Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to North Korea's Kim Jong-un, Chavez's policy was to leave no pariah behind.
He, too, is a pariah in Pakistan, rarely acknowledged and never claimed as the “pride” of the nation.
And Dee Rees, who was here last year with [the indie drama that screened in Sundance] pariah, was one of my students.
1610s, from Portuguese paria or directly from Tamil paraiyar, plural of paraiyan "drummer" (at festivals, the hereditary duty of members of the largest of the lower castes of southern India), from parai "large festival drum." "Especially numerous at Madras, where its members supplied most of the domestics in European service" [OED]. Applied by Hindus and Europeans to any members of low Hindu castes and even to outcastes. Extended meaning "social outcast" is first attested 1819.