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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of excluding someone from society by general consent; The state of being banished.

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  • Social ostracism, therefore, in the early history of the Church preceded official persecution.
  • The word ostracism comes from the Greek word signifying
  • From this practice derives the modern word ostracism
  • And I’m with Ibrahim (apart from the death penalty for homosexuality and apostasy – I think ostracism is a sufficient punishment) on most of those issues. for more
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