banishment

Definitions of banishment
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n rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone

Synonyms:
proscription
Examples:
Babylonian Captivity
the deportation of the Jews to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC
Types:
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anathematisation, anathematization
the formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed
disbarment
the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
ejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddance
the act of forcing out someone or something
deportation, exile, expatriation, transportation
the act of expelling a person from their native land
excision, excommunication
the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society
relegation
mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position
rustication
banishment into the country
defenestration
the act of throwing someone or something out of a window
deportation
the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
ostracism
the act of excluding someone from society by general consent
barring, blackball
the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
ouster, ousting
the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
Type of:
rejection
the act of rejecting something

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

Synonyms:
Coventry, ostracism
Type of:
exclusion
the state of being excluded

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