HyperDic: untouchable

English > 6 senses of the word untouchable:
ADJECTIVEalluntouchablebeyond the reach of criticism or attack / attack / attack / attack or impeachment
alluntouchable, unassailableimpossible to assail
alluntouchableforbidden to the touch
alluntouchable(especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling
alluntouchable, inaccessible, unobtainable, unprocurablenot capable of being obtained
NOUNperson untouchable, Harijanbelongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
untouchable > pronunciation
Soundsahntah'chahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > untouchable: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeyond the reach of criticism or attack / attack / attack / attack or impeachment.
Example"for the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"- Newsweek
Broaderinvulnerableimmune to attack / attack
Spanishintocable
English > untouchable: 6 senses > adjective 2
Meaningimpossible to assail.
Synonymunassailable
BroaderinviolableIncapable of being transgressed or dishonored
Spanishinatacable, intocable
English > untouchable: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaningforbidden to the touch.
Example"in most museums such articles are untouchable"
Broaderimpermissiblenot permitted
English > untouchable: 6 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling.
Broaderunclean, impureHaving a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
Spanishintocable
Catalanintocable
Nounsuntouchablebelongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
English > untouchable: 6 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnot capable of being obtained.
Example "untouchable resources buried deep within the earth"
Synonymsinaccessible, unobtainable, unprocurable
Broaderunavailablenot available or accessible or at hand
Spanishinaccesible, inalcanzable, inasequible
Catalaninabastable, inaccessible, inassolible
English > untouchable: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningBelongs to lowest social and ritual class in India.
SynonymHarijan
Broaderoutcast, castaway, pariah, IshmaelA person who is rejected (from society or home / home / home)
Spanishharijan, intocable
Catalanintocable
Adjectivesuntouchable(especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling

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