how to pronounce pariah


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pariah is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of pariah in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… morning unloved and alone a pariah to …”

meanings of pariah


  1. Someone in exile.
  2. A demographic group, species, or community that is generally despised.
  3. A member of one of the oppressed social castes in India.
  4. A person who is rejected from society or home; an outcast.

pariah frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pariah occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pariah can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pariah can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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