ostracize

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  • He was still ostracized for much of his life because of the fire.
  • If you do this thing you will be ostracized by the world. Cited from A Beautiful Possibility, by Edith Ferguson Black
  • Every one who did not take sides against the colored boy was ostracized. Cited from The Colored Cadet at West Point, by Henry Flipper
  • As the only black children in the community, they were ostracized at school.
  • He has been ostracized from the government, and his family is falling apart.
  • His mother lost her job and he was ostracized at school.
  • When she revealed to her family that she was the author, it caused her to be ostracized.
  • What's the use of being an ostracized officer in the service? Cited from Dick Prescotts's Fourth Year at West Point, by H. Irving Hancock
  • Officers who do not lie in court may sometimes be threatened and ostracized by fellow police officers.
  • As a child, he was ostracized by the others, because his father had a black mark against his name.
  • Ostracized by the white and Indian community, they are forced to leave and find a new home.
  • When he was a child, this ability resulted in him being ostracized by humans.
  • Although they briefly find happiness together, she is ostracized by the greater Chinese community.
  • He does so, stating that he too knows what it is like to be ostracized.
  • He and his wife have been ostracized by their families and are currently in hiding.
  • Sherman's upper class friends ostracize him, and his wife leaves him and takes their daughter.
  • The conference had a great impact and from then on critics ostracized him.
  • She is ostracized by the rest of the town as a result.
  • She was ostracized by several of her former compatriots for years before the truth became known.
  • One young man had a machine up there, but found himself so ostracized he shipped it away. Cited from Two Thousand Miles On An Automobile, by Arthur Jerome Eddy
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Meaning of ostracize

  • verb Avoid speaking to or dealing with
    Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me