Definitions

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  • adj. dominated or plagued by castes.

Etymologies

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caste +β€Ž -ridden

Examples

  • Namericans unfairly characterize them as "caste-ridden, haughty, ritualistic, and murderous."

    do you ever read writing?

  • The old world is the much battled-over, caste-ridden region of Kashmir, home of his ancestors and of the Hindu gods and Brahmin traditions that his father forsook.

    In the Gutter, Seeing God

  • β€œThe picture Adiga draws of a determinedly caste-ridden, upwardly mobile, modern India is instructive, often horrifying and utterly, darkly hilarious.”

    THE WHITE TIGER

  • We do know that before the arrival of the Cardassians, Bajor was a caste-ridden theocracy, so the planet was in definite need of liberation.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • What is most depressing is that Sikhs are becoming caste-ridden by Dipankar Gupta HT July 26, 2007

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • The Dalits occupy the bottom heap in caste-ridden Indian society.

    Indian communists take to caste mobilisation

  • And a caste-ridden society is one of potential danger -- danger of eruption, danger for the liberty of all.

    Wanted: American Radicals

  • Success may be in some degree a family affair in caste-ridden England; is it possible that the past history of the United States should show the same state of affairs?

    Applied Eugenics

  • It provides a common meeting place between the caste-ridden and divided Indians themselves, who had no other ground of unity.

    With Our Soldiers in France

  • Here also are men of three separate creeds, who have often fought with one another over the issues of their faiths -- the big bearded Sikhs, with a soldier's religion, the warlike Mohammedans, who fight according to their Koran, and the caste-ridden Hindus.

    With Our Soldiers in France

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