Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ostracism

2 senses of ostracism

Sense 1
banishment, ostracism, Coventry -- (the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent); "the association should get rid of its elderly members--not by euthanasia, of course, but by Coventry")
       => exclusion -- (the state of being excluded)

Sense 2
ostracism -- (the act of excluding someone from society by general consent)
       => ejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddance -- (the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school")

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