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English adjective: untouchable

1. untouchable beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment


SamplesFor the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target.


Similarinvulnerable


Antonymsvulnerable

2. untouchable impossible to assail


Synonymsunassailable


Similarinviolable


Antonymsviolable

3. untouchable forbidden to the touch


SamplesIn most museums such articles are untouchable.


Similarimpermissible


Antonymspermissible, allowable

4. untouchable ( especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes) defiling


Similarimpure, unclean


Antonymsclean

5. untouchable not capable of being obtained


SamplesA rare work, today almost inaccessible.
Timber is virtually unobtainable in the islands.
Untouchable resources buried deep within the earth.


Synonymsinaccessible, unobtainable, unprocurable


Similarunavailable


Antonymsavailable


English noun: untouchable

1. untouchable (person) belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India


SynonymsHarijan


Broader (hypernym)castaway, Ishmael, outcast, pariah









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