What is another word for ostracise?

Pronunciation: [ˈɒstɹɐsˌa͡ɪz] (IPA)

Ostracise is a strong and negative word that refers to the act of excluding someone from a group of people or society as a whole. It can be a painful experience for the individual who is being ostracized and can impact their mental and emotional well-being. There are several synonyms for ostracise, which include shun, banish, isolate, exclude, reject, outcast, and ignore. These words are often used interchangeably, and they all describe a similar action of rejecting or pushing someone away. Using these synonyms can help make your writing more diverse and vivid, and using appropriate terminology can help convey the meaning of ostracise with more precision.

What are the hypernyms for Ostracise?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for ostracise (as verbs)

What are the hyponyms for Ostracise?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Ostracise

He handled his political opposers with great severity which accounts for the mighty effort made to ostracise him from the Bench.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson
It is, indeed, doubtful if the man who sang the praises of "Wine, Women, and Song" would have been deemed a fit representative in Parliament or elsewhere by the British Nonconformist conscience of our day; or would be acceptable in any capacity to the grocer-deacon of our provincial towns, who, not content with being allowed to sand his sugar and adulterate his tea unrebuked, would socially ostracise every one whose conduct did not square with his conventional shibboleths.
"German Culture Past and Present"
Ernest Belfort Bax
The endeavor of envy which would ostracise him, is a proof that it is excited by common admiration heaped upon its object.
"Papers from Overlook-House"
Casper Almore

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