Definition of Ostracises

1. Verb. (third-person singular of ostracise) ¹



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Definition of Ostracises

1. ostracise [v] - See also: ostracise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostracises

ostomies
ostomy
ostoses
ostosis
ostosises
ostraca
ostracea
ostracean
ostraceans
ostraceous
ostracion
ostraciont
ostracionts
ostracise
ostracised
ostracises (current term)
ostracising
ostracism
ostracisms
ostracite
ostracites
ostracizable
ostracization
ostracizations
ostracize
ostracized
ostracizes
ostracizing
ostracod
ostracoda

Literary usage of Ostracises

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1. Reports of the Industrial Commission by United States Industrial Commission, James Henderson Kyle, Albert Clarke (1901)
"He denies that the building contractors' council ostracises builders outside of it, or makes any attempt to force them in. The object of the building ..."

2. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"A deliberate violation of the above laws ostracises a man from his tribe, and gives him no social position iu the tribe of his adoption, although he may be ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"... personal appearance, she finally, through pressure, oversteps the bound, society, which permits this condition of things, immediately ostracises her. ..."

4. The Bookman (1907)
"The unfortunate circumstance which ostracises the hero from the select "400." the romance which results from a fortunate circumstance, the measures taken to ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1870)
"The tone of American society has not universally attained that high pitch which it has assumed in Great Britain, and which ostracises habitual offenders ..."

6. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1917)
"... taking of all this, his start from it, ostracises purely literary criticism itself. Of this last indeed* there is little or nothing in Vico. ..."

7. Recollections by John Morley (1917)
"That is the worst of war: it ostracises, demoralises, brutalises reason. Even Nelson, our glorious and most lovable of heroes, swore that he would like to ..."

8. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1821)
"Apart from any social bias, his professional itinerancy ostracises him from the rest of the world nine months out of twelve. Interchange of thought upon ..."

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