Definition of Casteless

1. Adjective. Not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society. "The foreigner was a casteless person"

Exact synonyms: Outcaste
Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India
Similar to: Unwanted
Derivative terms: Outcaste



Definition of Casteless

1. Adjective. Without caste. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Casteless

castanet
castanetist
castanetists
castanets
castaway
castaway(a)
castaways
caste
caste-ridden
caste system
casted
casted off
casteism
casteisms
casteless (current term)
castelike
castell
castella
castellan
castellani
castellanies
castellans
castellanus
castellany
castellate
castellated
castellation
castellations
casteller

Literary usage of Casteless

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1. The Conversion of India: From Pantaenus to the Present Time, A.D. 193-1893 by George Smith (1893)
"... as seventeen and a half millions, exclusive of those in Madras and the Feudatory States. Allowing for these, and adding the casteless tribes and those ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"Dravidian nouns are divided into two classes, which Tamil grammarians denote by the technical terms of high-caste and casteless nouns, but which are called ..."

3. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"Dravidian nouns are divided into two classes, which Tamil grammarians denote by the technical terms of high-caste and casteless nouns, but which are called ..."

4. India, Past and Present: With Minor Essays on Cognate Subjects by Shoshee Chunder Dutt (1880)
"But, besides these, other clandestine unions took place, by which the casteless race was mainly strengthened. Even in the age of Menu the class thus formed ..."

5. Kim by Rudyard Kipling (1905)
"Thou art a casteless Hindi — a bold and unblushing beggar, attached, belike, to the Holy One for the sake of gain.' ' Do we not all work for gain ? ..."

6. The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1900)
"The offspring of such mixtures originally belonged to no caste, but one of the kings invented a method of classifying these casteless persons, ..."

7. The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1899)
"The offspring of such mixtures originally belonged to no caste, but one of the kings invented a method of classifying these casteless persons, ..."

8. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"An interesting example of tins i- found in the village festival of southern India, in which the Pariahs—the casteless remnant of a conquered race—appear as ..."

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