OSTRACISM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OSTRACISM
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 n.  the act of excluding someone from society by general consent
 n.  the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent)
Classic Sentence:
1  It was at Mrs. Elsing's silver musicale for the benefit of the convalescents that Rhett signed his final warrant of ostracism.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  No race that has anything to contribute to the markets of the world is long in any degree ostracized.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
Example Sentence:
1  He was ostracized by his colleagues for refusing to support the strike.
2  As soon as the newspapers carried the story of his connection with the criminals, his friends began to ostracize him.