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noun as in exile

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I arrived at a haunted lot where I had to banish ghostly entities.

I just stopped talking to everybody because I didn’t know who to trust because I had been banished.

Suddenly, social media and other digital diversions are no longer a parenting scourge, but a blessing, as we watch our children shut in all week, banished from schools and parks.

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While quarantined, she was seemingly powerless to challenge her banishment to a tent in Newark.

Second offenses would be punished by banishment…that could be appealed after one year.

Hard to say if the banishment will make any impact on the outcome on the medal stand.

Conservatives know deep down that they have to toe the line or risk banishment.

“I truly thought my banishment would only last for a month or so,” she writes.

George I assented to the bill for the banishment of bishop Atterbury, whose great virtues are now remembered.

The first banishment for contravention of this regulation took place on January 6, 1905.

Hadria was incorrigibly flippant about the banishment of important local subjects.

He forbade his subjects, under pain of banishment, to rake up the old causes of dispute.

In the fourth, they provide banishment, and death in case of return, for Jesuits and Popish priests of every denomination.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to banishment, such as: deportation, expulsion, dismissal, expatriation, ostracism, and ouster.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.