Synonyms for banishment:
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 2 (noun)
ostracism, coventry, proscription.
eradication, denial, boycott, relegation, excision, amputation, excommunication, rejection, proscription, exile, elimination, extradition, limbo, Disallowance, deportation, forbiddance, renouncement, repudiation, removal, prohibition, ejection, exclusion, expatriation, abscission, ostracism, ban, disbarment.
confinement, alienation, seclusion, extirpation, detachment, captivity, aloofness, Reclusion, separation, xenophobia, aloneness, misanthropy, segregation, solitude, loneliness, standoffishness, isolation, apartheid, anonymity.
Usage examples for banishment:
- This was the first time that Ormond and he had met since the affair of Moriarty, and the banishment from Castle Hermitage. - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]", Maria Edgeworth.
- A politician driven into banishment by a hostile faction generally sees the society which he has quitted through a false medium. - "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.
- They became friends in their common dislike of New York; and pending some chance of bringing each other under condemnation they lamented their banishment from Tuskingum together. - "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells.