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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of banishing a member of a church from the rest of the believers and the privileges of the church;

Usage examples (27)
  • Under today's rules, however, excommunication is the new order of the day.
  • Teresa Nielsen Hayden's formal excommunication from the Latter Day Saints is a fascinating read.
  • Inability to march goosestep (er, lockstep) will be punished by excommunication from the party. snark-NOT!
  • The handling of the Regensburg address and of the recent lifting of the excommunication from the SSPX bishops was unsatisfactory. for more
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