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misfit

noun [C]  /ˈmɪsˌfɪt/ us  
someone who is not accepted socially by other people because his or her behavior is unusual or strange: I was a social misfit, the kind of kid no one played with.
Translations of “misfit”
in Spanish inadaptado…
in French inadapté/-ée…
in German der Eigenbrötler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不適應環境的人, 不為別人接受的人…
in Russian изгой…
in Turkish sıradışı/uyumsuz/uygunsuz kişi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不适应环境的人, 不为别人接受的人…
in Polish odmieniec…
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