HyperDic: ostracism

English > 2 senses of the word ostracism:
NOUNstateostracism, banishment, Coventrythe state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent)
actostracismthe act of excluding someone from society by general consent
ostracism > pronunciation
Soundsao'strahsih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > ostracism: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent).
Synonymsbanishment, Coventry
BroaderexclusionThe state of being excluded
Spanishdestierro, ostracismo
Catalandesterrament, ostracisme
Verbsostracize, ostraciseavoid speaking to or dealing with
ostracize, ostraciseexpel from a community or group
English > ostracism: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of excluding someone from society by general consent.
Broaderejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddanceThe act of forcing out someone or something
Spanishostracismo
Catalanostracisme
Verbsostracize, ostraciseavoid speaking to or dealing with
ostracize, ostraciseexpel from a community or group

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