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noun as in person who is unwanted, not accepted

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For years, the poor adjective has been relegated to outcast status.

Heather Matarazzo’s breakthrough performance at 13 as middle school outcast Dawn Weiner in Todd Solondz’s 1995 counter-culture classic, “Welcome to the Dollhouse,” made her a touchstone for a whole generation of traumatized teenagers.

After I left, Avalon recorded a song called “Orphans of God,” which I thought was interesting that they were singing it because I was definitely an outcast to them.

Men were forced to abandon their children, relationships and marriages failed, generations were changed and the emotional health of the outcast individual suffered.

Although dogged by controversy and legal difficulties, he gained a cult following as an “emo rapper,” capturing the imaginations of the outcast and depressed with a new alternative rap style.

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It is no wonder that he constantly preached about our welcome of the stranger and our compassion for the outcast.

Outcast by his family, fired from his job and on the run, he says his life is in pieces.

“When you leave Lampo, you become an ‘outcast’ regardless of the reasons,” another former employee said.

This tension between outcast and overlord is at the heart of our sweeping change into a tech-driven, spiritually infused economy.

Then Mr. Wilde told Vance he could go; and he went, shambling like an outcast of the slums.

There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.

The tattered outcast dozes on his bench while the chariot of the wealthy is drawn by.

The poem entitled The Outcast expresses this feeling of mysterious remorse and unending and unavailing expiation.

One was Enid Vane's sweet childish face, as she thrust her shilling with the hole in it into the little outcast's hand.

I humbly returned thanks to God for the privilege of ministering to the wants of this his outcast, despised and persecuted image.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outcast, such as: fugitive, untouchable, vagabond, bum, castaway, and deportee.

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