Origin of outcast1
Origin of outcast2
Examples from the Web for outcast
It is no wonder that he constantly preached about our welcome of the stranger and our compassion for the outcast.
Outcast by his family, fired from his job and on the run, he says his life is in pieces.Al-Sisi’s Egypt Is Worse For Gays Than The Muslim Brotherhood|Bel Trew|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“When you leave Lampo, you become an ‘outcast’ regardless of the reasons,” another former employee said.Spies, Cash, and Fear: Inside Christian Money Guru Dave Ramsey’s Social Media Witch Hunt|Matthew Paul Turner|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then Mr. Wilde told Vance he could go; and he went, shambling like an outcast of the slums.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the court of public opinion, he would have been an outcast.Will a Criminal Enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame?|Evan Weiner|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was sorry he had ventured to solve the mystery of the up-shooting stream of water, for he was worse than an outcast.Five Thousand Miles Underground|Roy Rockwood
But when one member has broken faith with the tribe, when he has sinned against it and become an outcast—ah!Pagan & Christian Creeds|Edward Carpenter
No doubt an outcast from the herd, he was mad with the lust of killing.In the Morning of Time|Charles G. D. Roberts
The wretched and outcast portion of humanity yielded to his skill its most congenial material.Prophets of Dissent|Otto Heller
You, the immaculate pillar of the church—the friend of the outcast—the chief among philanthropists!Idle Hour Stories|Eugenia Dunlap Potts
mid-14c., "a person cast out or rejected," originally past participle of Middle English outcasten, from out + casten "to cast" (see cast (v.)). The adjective is attested from late 14c. In an Indian context, outcaste "one who has been expelled from his caste" is from 1876; see caste.