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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In some societies, the condition of belonging to the lowest social class; Also: The condition of being one who is too powerful to be punished or controlled.

Usage examples (35)
  • We have a bunch of power-drunk criminals in the White House who are not going to go easily from "untouchability" to vulnerability.
  • He is angry that although the constitution has banned "untouchability" it continues to be practised in different ways.
  • Though Scheduled Caste status was given to Dalits, they could not reap the benefits of reservation as "untouchability" still prevailed.
  • "untouchability" if they master the English language. for more
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