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ostracism

os·tra·cism

ostracism

 
 
pronunciation:
a str sih zm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an exclusion or rejection, as from a social group.
If she revealed to her new friends how smart she really was, she would risk ostracism.
similar words:
exclusion
definition 2: the act of ostracizing or the condition of being ostracized.
similar words:
exclusion
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