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noun as in silent treatment

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Upon her arrival in Congress, GOP leadership did not ostracize her, but seated her on the Education and Labor and Budget committees.

From Vox

On the other hand, professing a belief in Darwinian evolution over the biblical narrative will likely ostracize you from family, friends, co-workers, your church community—in short most of your social infrastructure.

What can this tell us about the history of disability and ostracization?

My family suffers from the ostracization I experienced until this very day.

Any accusation is guaranteed to bring media scrutiny, and the accuser risks ostracization on campus.

She was also too heavily conditioned to graduate, and she hated college since her ostracization by the Sans.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ostracization, such as: blackballing, cold shoulder, ignore someone, ignoring, ostracism, and sending to coventry.

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