HyperDic: banishment

English > 2 senses of the word banishment:
NOUNstatebanishment, ostracism, Coventrythe state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent)
actbanishment, proscriptionrejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
banishment > pronunciation
Soundsbae'nihshmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > banishment: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent).
Synonymsostracism, Coventry
BroaderexclusionThe state of being excluded
Spanishdestierro, ostracismo
Catalandesterrament, ostracisme
Verbsbanishexpel from a community or group
English > banishment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningrejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone.
Synonymproscription
Narroweranathematization, anathematisationThe formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed
disbarmentThe act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
ejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddanceThe act of forcing out someone or something
excommunication, excisionThe act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church
exile, deportation, expatriation, transportationThe act of expelling a person from their native land
relegationmild banishment
rusticationbanishment into the country
BroaderrejectionThe act of rejecting something
Spanishdestierro, exilio, proscripción
Catalanbandeig, desterrament, proscripció
Verbsbanishexpel, as if by official decree

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