untouchable

Definitions of untouchable
  1. adjective
    not capable of being obtained
    untouchable resources buried deep within the earth”
    synonyms: inaccessible, unobtainable, unprocurable
    unavailable
    not available or accessible or at hand
  2. adjective
    beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment
    “"for the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"- Newsweek”
    Synonyms:
    invulnerable
    immune to attack; impregnable
  3. adjective
    impossible to assail
    synonyms: unassailable
    inviolable
    incapable of being transgressed or dishonored
  4. adjective
    forbidden to the touch
    “in most museums such articles are untouchable
    Synonyms:
    impermissible
    not permitted
  5. adjective
    ( especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling
    Synonyms:
    impure, unclean
    having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
  6. noun
    belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
    synonyms: Harijan
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    type of:
    Ishmael, castaway, outcast, pariah
    a person who is rejected (from society or home)
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