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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ostracism (0.01052 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: ostracism ostracism n 1: the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent); “the association should get rid of its elderly members--not by euthanasia, of course, but by Coventry” [syn: banishment, Coventry] 2: the act of excluding someone from society by general consent
English → English (gcide) Definition: ostracism ostracism \os"tra*cism\, n. [Gr. 'ostrakismo`s, fr. 'ostraki`zein to ostracize. See Ostracize.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) Banishment by popular vote, -- a means adopted at Athens to rid the city of a person whose talent and influence gave umbrage. [1913 Webster] 2. Banishment; exclusion; as, social ostracism. [1913 Webster] Public envy is as an ostracism, that eclipseth men when they grow too great. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Sentenced to a perpetual ostracism from the . . . confidence, and honors, and emoluments of his country. --A. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]


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