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1. ostracism

noun. ['ˈɔstrəˌsɪzəm'] the act of excluding someone from society by general consent.

Synonyms

  • riddance
  • ejection
  • expulsion

Antonyms

  • plasmid DNA
  • inclusion body
  • cellular inclusion
  • Russell's body

Etymology

  • ὀστρακισμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Ostracism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

Example sentences of the word ostracism


1. Personal pronoun
Facing ostracism daily can take its toll on your self-esteem.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Some of these may not eliminate the ostracism completely, but they can improve the work environment.

2. ostracism

noun. ['ˈɔstrəˌsɪzəm'] the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent).

Synonyms

  • Coventry
  • banishment

Antonyms

  • body
  • cancer body
  • plasmid

Etymology

  • ὀστρακισμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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