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synonyms for ostracism

  • avoidance
  • boycott
  • exclusion
  • excommunication
  • exile
  • expulsion
  • isolation
  • rejection
  • shunning
  • blackballing
  • cold-shouldering

antonyms for ostracism

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  • acceptance
  • allowance
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How to use ostracism in a sentence

Aside from social and family ostracism, women could be fired from jobs or lose access to education opportunities.
SAN DIEGO’S HISTORY AS A HAVEN FOR DESPERATE WOMENRANDY DOTINGAJULY 4, 2022VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Many have opted to preserve their very being rather than conform, no matter the cost of social ostracism.
WILL ‘FIREBIRD’ FOCUS ATTENTION ON EASTERN EUROPEAN HOMOPHOBIA?KHELIL BOUARROUJJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Beyond concerns about physical health, skin scratching and picking “has a social ostracism associated with it” that can cause significant disruptions in people’s daily lives, Friedman said.
SKIN PICKING CAN BE A TROUBLING, VISIBLE MARK OF PANDEMIC STRESSALLYSON CHIUMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With the gossip already clinging to her name, marriage to Bowden meant also social ostracism.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Shortly after the democracy obtained another triumph in the ostracism of Cimon .
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
Thinking over my sudden ostracism in Pettinger's house that night I only became more and more mystified.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
While in Russia this took the form of actual massacre, in Germany and Austria it assumed the shape of social and civic ostracism.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
The white man who has been restored to absolute power so as to establish social ostracism, segregation and lynching is a success.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
The inevitable ostracism and persecution, with their attendant sufferings, followed.
SOME JEWISH WITNESSES FOR CHRISTREV. A. BERNSTEIN, B.D.
Episcopalians resent it by ostracism if the cause is trivial, and a "separation" is denounced in the pulpit.
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WORDS RELATED TO OSTRACISM

  • deportation
  • dismissal
  • expatriation
  • expulsion
  • ostracism
  • ouster
  • removal
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