untouchability

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

untouchable +‎ -ity

Noun[edit]

untouchability (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being untouchable.
    • 2008 June 15, Anand Giridharadas, “Indian to the Core, and an Oligarch”, in New York Times[1]:
      Can we make sure that we create a social structure where we remove untouchability?

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