untouchability

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noun un·touch·abil·i·ty \ ˌən-ˌtə-chə-ˈbi-lə-tē \

Definition of untouchability

:the quality or state of being untouchable; especially :the state of being an untouchable

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First Known Use of untouchability

1919


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