Pronunciation of Ostracism
/ˈɒstɹɐsˌɪzəm/, /ˈɒstɹɐsˌɪzəm/, /ˈɒ_s_t_ɹ_ɐ_s_ˌɪ_z_ə_m/
Synonyms for ostracism:
Other synonyms and related words:
transportation, coventry, rebuke.
Sense 2 (noun)
denial, proscription, disbarment, excision, relegation, deportation, exile, Disallowance, boycott, exclusion, eradication, elimination, abscission, excommunication, amputation, removal, prohibition, renouncement, banishment, ejection, forbiddance, repudiation, rejection, extradition, ban, expatriation.
apartheid, aloneness, alienation, isolation, Reclusion, separation, misanthropy, captivity, extirpation, loneliness, standoffishness, segregation, xenophobia, solitude, confinement, aloofness, anonymity, seclusion, detachment.
Usage examples for ostracism:
- The directory greatly extended this act of ostracism. - "History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814", F. A. M. Miguet.
- It was his evidence that brought years of ostracism and misery upon Lieutenant Hayne, and there are vague indications that in his own regiment the officers are beginning to believe that possibly he was not the guilty man. - "The Deserter", Charles King.