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1. outcast

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌkæst'] a person who is rejected (from society or home).

Synonyms

  • unfortunate
  • unfortunate person
  • castaway
  • heretic
  • misbeliever
  • Harijan
  • religious outcast
  • Ishmael
  • leper
  • untouchable

Antonyms

  • lucky
  • successful
  • auspicious
  • inauspiciousness

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Outcast

  • amcast
  • belfast
  • broadcast
  • chloroplast
  • colorfast
  • comcast
  • downcast
  • enthusiast
  • flabbergast
  • forecast
  • holdfast
  • iconoclast
  • lightfast
  • newscast
  • outlast
  • overcast
  • pendergast
  • polycast
  • prendergast
  • qualcast

Sentences with outcast


1. Noun, singular or mass
UglyDolls is the story of outcast dolls who are considered to be ugly and weird.

Quotes about outcast


1. The message of Jesus is summed up partly in the Sermon on the Mount, and partly when he begins his ministry and quotes the passage from Isaiah: 'I have come to set free the prisoners and restore sight to the blind.' And certainly, his mission is also to bring hope. It was to heal people, to befriend the outcast.
- Dan Wakefield

2. The wolf said, "You know, my dear, it isn't safe for a little girl to walk through these woods alone."Red Riding Hood said, "I find your sexist remark offensive in the extreme, but I will ignore it because of your traditional status as an outcast from society, the stress of which has caused you to develop your own, entirely valid, worldview. Now, if you'll excuse me, I must be on my way.
- James Finn Garner, Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

3. Our hearts of stone become hearts of flesh when we learn where the outcast weeps.
- Brennan Manning, Abba's Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging

2. outcast

adjective. ['ˈaʊtˌkæst'] excluded from a society.

Synonyms

  • unwanted

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • privileged

Etymology

  • cast (English)
  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • out- (English)
  • ut- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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