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Related / Similar Words: Harijan, inaccessible, unobtainable, unprocurable, unassailable

 

Definition:
  • belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India;
  • not capable of being obtained; "a rare work, today almost inaccessible"; "timber is virtually unobtainable in the islands"; "untouchable resources buried deep within the earth";
  • defiling to the touch; especially used in traditional Hindu belief of the lowest caste or castes;
  • forbidden to the touch; "in most museums such articles are untouchable";
  • impossible to assail;
  • beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment; "for the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"- Newsweek;

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