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  • To return to the ostracism of a whole nation from its political rights. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud
  • Ever since the days of her own ostracism she had placed a very light price upon social popularity. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • You would rather hear his curse than to see the hand of social ostracism raised against you. Cited from Jane Cable, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • To some patients this ostracism by the community represented a greater fear than the disease itself.
  • Ostracism is more likely to visit a white man who crosses the line. Cited from The New South, by Holland Thompson
  • He suffered academic ostracism after the controversy but remained an active author for the non-academic market.
  • The few Northern women felt the ostracism more keenly than did the men. Cited from The Sequel of Appomattox by Walter Lynwood Fleming
  • Now I fear that ostracism to a certain extent is impossible to avoid. Cited from Freedom's Battle, by Mahatma Gandhi
  • But no social punishment and ostracism of the girl follows as in our own country. Cited from A Woman's Impression of the Philippines, by Mary Helen Fee
  • Where the individual might impede good government, common sense calls for his ostracism. Cited from Nobody's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The plot was constructed around an Indian's education and his subsequent social ostracism.
  • Although this is naturally a democratic country, social ostracism is not unknown amongst us. Cited from Honor Edgeworth, by Vera
  • She suffered some of the same ostracism from her school as made Ryan White famous.
  • In any case he served a term of social ostracism before he was admitted to full comradeship. Cited from The Stillwater Tragedy, by T. Aldrich
  • As many of these men faced ostracism from their communities and families, they chose to remain in the city.
  • If ostracism and punishment were to be his portion, then let him earn them. Cited from The Spinners, by Eden Phillpotts
  • His power would lead to his social ostracism. Cited from The Red Cross Girl, by Richard Harding Davis
  • I think that many of them pay blood-money tithes simply to avoid social ostracism and business destruction. Cited from Conditions in Utah, by Thomas Kearns
  • A. Social ostracism is gradually giving way among the more intelligent Christian people. Cited from The American Missionary, Vol. 43, No. 9, September, 1889, by Various
  • This collection is at least doubled by those I have now here, all received since my last ostracism. Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters And Journals, Vol. 5, ed. by Moore
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Words starting with ostracism

Meaning of ostracism

  • noun The act of excluding someone from society by general consent