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Synonyms for ostracism

Synonyms for ostracism

enforced removal from one's native country by official decree

Synonyms for ostracism

the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent)

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the act of excluding someone from society by general consent

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Rules for family ostracism, referred to frequently as shunning, tend to be less structured with elements related to individual interpretations of the Bible, family traditions, and personal views about what it means to be a Christian.
Additional surveys revealed that people who claimed to have experienced ostracism were significantly more likely to report a degraded sense of workplace belonging and commitment, a stronger intention to quit their job, and a larger proportion of health problems.
Ostracism affected the selfesteem of eight and nine-yearolds more than other age groups who took part in research at the University of Kent's Centre for the Study of Group Processes.
Groups exert influence on the individual through disgrace, ostracism, and mob violence.
Both countries are gradually returning to the international community after several years of ostracism and international isolation.
Consequently, everyone was susceptible to public opinion and sensitive to informal means of social control, such as gossip, ridicule, social criticism, and social and physical ostracism.
where he'd endured ostracism and the suicides of two gay friends.
North Korea struck a deal with China, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States to disable its Soviet-era Yongbyon nuclear plant in exchange for massive aid and ending its international ostracism.
But more dangerous than these struggles to wrest away the largest share possible of the guaranteed representation, is the ostracism of major figures known for their credible defense of the state project and for their open-mindedness beyond sectarian and religious divisions, hence the need for them to be part of any serious effort aimed at serving this project.
He played a key role in ending Libya's ostracism by working on British and US intelligence services to convince London and Washington that Tripoli wanted to normalise relations.
Children from illegitimate relations face social ostracism, so many countries issue birth certificates phony parent names instead of leaving it blank to help them lead a more normal life.
Why Don't Corporations Adopt Corporate Ostracism on Their
At the outset of Hardeman's 40 years in public life, involvement with the Liberals meant ostracism, social exclusion and ridicule.
At the end of April Canadian Forces Ombudsman Yves Cote released a report on the alleged ostracism of six PPCLI snipers in Afghanistan.
Anyone familiar with American culture of the 1950s and even the first half of the 1960s recalls the social ostracism that awaited young ladies who did not wait for marriage.