Bandit vs Pariah - What's the difference?

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Bandit is a related term of pariah.


As nouns the difference between bandit and pariah

is that bandit is bandit while pariah is an outcast.

bandit

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • one who robs others
  • an outlaw
  • one who cheats others
  • (military) An enemy aircraft.
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    pariah

    English

    (wikipedia pariah)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An outcast.
  • A demographic group, species, or community that is generally despised.
  • Someone in exile.
  • A member of one of the oppressed social castes in India.
  • A person who is rejected (from society or home).
  • Quotations

    * 2014 : (Sylvia Ann Hewlett), (Executive Presence), Prologue *: I didn’t even need to finish the article to understand the damage it would do—which was swift and devastating. In a matter of weeks, Creating a Life was DOA—and, figuratively speaking, so was I. I went from being a much-feted author to a pariah , since one of the many problems of being trashed on the front page of the New York Times is that everyone is in the know. * 1985 — , The Two Doctors , p 14 *: ‘I’m a pariah , outlawed from Time Lord society.’ * 1842 — , The Fitz-Boodle Papers (Fitz-Boodle's Confessions, preface [http://etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/t/thackeray/william_makepeace/fitz/preface.html]) *: What is this smoking that it should be considered a crime? I believe in my heart that women are jealous of it, as of a rival. They speak of it as of some secret, awful vice that seizes upon a man, and makes him a pariah from genteel society.

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