Definition of Exclusion

1. Noun. The state of being excluded.

Generic synonyms: Situation, State Of Affairs
Specialized synonyms: Banishment, Coventry, Ostracism, Debarment
Derivative terms: Exclude, Exclude
Antonyms: Inclusion



2. Noun. The state of being excommunicated.
Exact synonyms: Censure, Excommunication
Generic synonyms: Rejection
Derivative terms: Excommunicate, Excommunicate

3. Noun. A deliberate act of omission. "With the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
Exact synonyms: Elision, Exception
Generic synonyms: Omission
Derivative terms: Elide, Except, Exclude

4. Noun. The act of forcing out someone or something. "The child's expulsion from school"
Exact synonyms: Ejection, Expulsion, Riddance
Specialized synonyms: Defenestration, Deportation, Ostracism, Barring, Blackball, Ouster, Ousting
Generic synonyms: Banishment, Proscription
Derivative terms: Eject, Exclude, Expel, Expel

Definition of Exclusion

1. n. The act of excluding, or of shutting out, whether by thrusting out or by preventing admission; a debarring; rejection; prohibition; the state of being excluded.

Definition of Exclusion

1. Noun. The act of excluding or shutting out; removal from consideration or taking part. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) The act of pushing or forcing something out. (defdate 17th-19th c.) ¹

3. Noun. An item not covered by an insurance policy. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exclusion

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Exclusion

1. 1. The act of excluding, or of shutting out, whether by thrusting out or by preventing admission; a debarring; rejection; prohibition; the state of being excluded. "His sad exclusion from the doors of bliss." (Milton) "The exclusion of the duke from the crown of England and Ireland." (Hume) 2. The act of expelling or ejecting a foetus or an egg from the womb. 3. Thing emitted. Origin: L. Exclusio: cf. F. Exclusion. See Exclude. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exclusion

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Literary usage of Exclusion

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"An absolute though temporary exclusion of the pylorus provides for a ... The most simple method from a technical standpoint is the exclusion stitch ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1921)
"exclusion, Expulsion and Internment of Aliens. Finally as a defensive measure Congress has authorized the exclusion and internment of alien enemies in time ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"This total exclusion of the half blood from the inheritance, being almost peculiar to our own law, is looked upon as a strange hardship by such as are ..."

4. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"At last the meeting of Parliament could be delayed no longer, and the exclusion Bill was speedily introduced. To remove a source of disturbance, ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"At last the meeting of Parliament could be delayed no longer, and the exclusion Bill was speedily introduced. To remove a source of disturbance, ..."

6. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"State of parties—State of the ministry—Meal-tub plot—Whig and tory—A new parliament—Violence of the commons—exclusion bill—Arguments for and against the ..."

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