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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cast·away /ˈkæstəˌwe/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cast·a·way n.
 1. One who, or that which, is cast away or shipwrecked.
 2. One who is ruined; one who has made moral shipwreck; a reprobate.
    Lest . . . when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.   --1 Cor. ix. 27.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cast·a·way, a. Of no value; rejected; useless.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: suffering the misfortune of shipwreck; "shipwrecked
             sailors"; "castaways marooned on a desert island"
             [syn: shipwrecked]
      2: cast off as valueless [syn: castaway(a), rejected]
      n 1: a person who is rejected (from society or home) [syn: outcast,
            pariah, Ishmael]
      2: a shipwrecked person [syn: shipwreck survivor]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Gr. adokimos, (1 Cor. 9:27), one regarded as unworthy (R.V.,
    "rejected"); elsewhere rendered "reprobate" (2 Tim. 3:8, etc.);
    "rejected" (Heb. 6:8, etc.).