Definition of Untouchable

1. Noun. Belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India.

Exact synonyms: Harijan
Generic synonyms: Castaway, Ishmael, Outcast, Pariah



2. Adjective. Beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment. "For the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"
Similar to: Invulnerable

3. Adjective. Impossible to assail.
Exact synonyms: Unassailable
Similar to: Inviolable

4. Adjective. Forbidden to the touch. "In most museums such articles are untouchable"
Similar to: Impermissible

5. Adjective. ( especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling.
Similar to: Impure, Unclean

6. Adjective. Not capable of being obtained. "Untouchable resources buried deep within the earth"
Exact synonyms: Inaccessible, Unobtainable, Unprocurable
Similar to: Unavailable
Derivative terms: Inaccessibility

Definition of Untouchable

1. Adjective. Not able to be touched. ¹

2. Noun. A criminal so adept, they cannot be arrested (effective bribes securely in place.) ¹

3. Noun. A pariah. ¹

4. Noun. In the Indian caste system, a member of the lowest caste. ¹

5. Noun. An incorruptible law enforcement agent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Untouchable

1. not touchable [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Untouchable

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untoned
untongue
untongued
untongues
untonguing
untoothed
untoothsome
untopical
untoppable
untopped
untorn
untortured
untottering
untouchability
untouchable (current term)
untouchableness
untouchables
untouchably
untouched
untouched(p)
untouchedness
untoucht
untoughened
untouristed
untouristy
untoward
untowardly
untowardness
untowardnesses

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