Definition of Outcasted
1. Verb. (past of outcaste) ¹
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Definition of Outcasted
1. outcaste [v] - See also: outcaste
Lexicographical Neighbors of Outcasted
Literary usage of Outcasted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ancient Ideals in Modern Life: Four Lectures Delivered at the Twenty-fifth by Annie Wood Besant (1901)
"And I could also quote you a long number of names of those who have been treated in exactly the opposite way, who' have been outcasted on their return, ..."
2. Life and Religion of the Hindoos: With a Sketch of My Life and Experience by Joguth Chunder Gangooly (1860)
"To intermarry with an outcasted family is out of the question; even the family barber and washerman withdraw their services. How far this contagion troubles ..."
3. A Selected Bibliography and Syllabus of the History of the South, 1584-1876 by Howard Haines Brinton, Roderick Langmere Haig-Brown, Alexander von Humboldt, John Nicol Farquhar, William Kenneth Boyd, John Washington Lockhart, Robert Reid, José López de Bustamante, Robert Preston Brooks, Jonnie (Lockhart) Wallis, Evergreen Press, F (1915)
"In past days, people have been outcasted because they had smelt beef! Even now in certain localities orthodoxy is very strict. ..."
4. Indian Life in Town and Country by Herbert Compton (1904)
"fThe punishment of being outcasted may be described as a blend of boycotting and ecclesiastical excommunication. ..."
5. Hindu Castes and Sects: An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste by Jogendra Nath Bhattacharya (1896)
"Purushottama who was first outcasted had evidently made his native village too hot for him. ... A Brahman is a Brahman though outcasted by his clansmen. ..."
6. The Modernizing of the Orient by Clayton Sedgwick Cooper (1914)
"As one man expressed it, "Any Indian who married a girl from this school, a girl who, according to Hindu standing had been outcasted, would find the entire ..."
7. History of the sect of Mahárájas, or Vallabhácháryas, in western India by Karsondas Mulji, Ralph Thomas Hotchkin Griffith (1865)
"I don't know if the Maharajas, on account of their practices, were outcasted by the Telinga Brahmins for some hundred years. I don't know if they are so ..."
8. Modern Religious Movements in India by John Nicol Farquhar (1915)
"In past days, people have been outcasted because they had smell beef ! Even now in certain localities orthodoxy is very strict. ..."