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Synonyms for shunning

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It seems far more likely that, rather than disfellowshipping being a cause, it was just one more symptom of someone with serious problems.
But other researchers said the isolation and tension inherent in disfellowshipping can also create emotional distress.
For Witnesses, disfellowshipping is the most severe of a range of disciplines intended to correct behavior at variance with scripture, national spokesman J.
The outcast is informed, and notice of his disfellowshipping is read to his congregation, Brown said.
Christadelphians, Jehovah Witnesses, Reformed Mennonites, and others practice what is called disfellowshipping.
36) Disfellowshipping not uncommonly results in suicide, partially because of the extreme state of despondency which it can produce.