OUTCAST: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for OUTCAST?

Need another word that means the same as “outcast”? Find 8 synonyms and 30 related words for “outcast” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Outcast” are: castaway, ishmael, pariah, persona non grata, reject, leper, untouchable, friendless

Outcast as a Noun

Definitions of "Outcast" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “outcast” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A person who is rejected (from society or home.
  • A person who has been rejected or ostracized by their society or social group.

Synonyms of "Outcast" as a noun (7 Words)

castawayA shipwrecked person.
A castaway on a desert island.
ishmaelThe son of Abraham who was cast out after the birth of Isaac; considered the forebear of 12 Arabian tribes.
pariahAn outcast.
They were treated as social pariahs.
persona non grataAn actor’s portrayal of someone in a play.
rejectThe person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality.
Some of the team s rejects have gone on to prove themselves in championships.
untouchableBelongs to lowest social and ritual class in India.

Usage Examples of "Outcast" as a noun

  • She went from trusted pal to ostracized outcast overnight.

Outcast as an Adjective

Definitions of "Outcast" as an adjective

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “outcast” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • (of a person) rejected or ostracized.
  • Excluded from a society.

Synonyms of "Outcast" as an adjective (1 Word)

friendlessExcluded from a society.
They have been left virtually friendless.

Usage Examples of "Outcast" as an adjective

  • They can be made to feel outcast and inadequate.

Associations of "Outcast" (30 Words)

alienA person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country.
Alien beings.
apartHaving characteristics not shared by others.
Studies from as far apart as America and Iceland.
bespectacledWearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass.
She was thin and bespectacled.
cloisteredProviding privacy or seclusion.
A cloistered upbringing.
controversialGiving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement.
Rushdie s controversial book.
deserted(of a place) empty of people.
Deserted beaches of soft sand.
eccentricA person of a specified kind usually with many eccentricities.
Famed for his eccentric spelling.
expatriateDenoting or relating to a person living outside their native country.
American expatriates.
foreignerA person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country.
geekA person with an unusual or odd personality.
I am totally geeking out over this upcoming film.
isleAn island or peninsula, especially a small one.
Crusoe s fabled isle.
isolateA culture of microorganisms isolated for study.
The chemist managed to isolate the compound.
isolatedMarked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements.
Could not remain the isolated figure he had been.
isolation(psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it.
Isolation from family and friends may also contribute to anxiety.
lonelyDevoid of creatures.
A lonely fisherman stood on a tuft of gravel.
loserA person or thing that loses or has lost something, especially a game or contest.
They should concede that we won and be good losers.
misunderstoodIncorrectly interpreted or understood.
A misunderstood question.
nerdA single-minded expert in a particular technical field.
A computer nerd.
outbackAny remote or sparsely populated inland region.
A two week tour of the outback.
outpostA remote part of a country or empire.
Troops in some outposts have surrendered.
outsiderA contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win.
The winner was Beech Road a fifty to one outsider.
pariahAn outcast.
The country is becoming an international pariah state.
remoteA remote control device.
The remote past or future.
secludedProviding privacy or seclusion.
The gardens are quiet and secluded.
seclusionThe quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others.
They enjoyed ten days of peace and seclusion.
solitaryCharacterized by or preferring solitude.
A man of a solitary disposition.
solitudeA state of social isolation.
She savoured her few hours of freedom and solitude.
strangerA person who does not know, or is not known in, a particular place or community.
He must have been a stranger to the village.
underdogA person who has little status in society.
What is it like to be an underdog in America.
yonAt or in an indicated usually distant place yon is archaic and dialectal Calder Willingham.
What is yon place.

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