Definition of Ostracising

1. Verb. (present participle of ostracise) ¹



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Definition of Ostracising

1. ostracise [v] - See also: ostracise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostracising

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ostoses
ostosis
ostosises
ostraca
ostracea
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ostraceous
ostracion
ostraciont
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ostracised
ostracises
ostracising (current term)
ostracism
ostracisms
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ostracizations
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ostracod
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Literary usage of Ostracising

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1. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"... as if the audience whom he was addressing were about to ostracise one out of the three by show of hands. But the process of ostracising included no ..."

2. The Law Times (1876)
"It speaks of the Government as '• being parties to ostracising from promotion one of the ablest of living judges because be has earned the hatred of a ..."

3. Gerrit Smith: A Biography by Octavius Brooks Frothingham (1879)
"Nothing could justify the ostracising of Shakespeare and Milton from the schools, still less can anything justify the ostracising of the Bible from it. ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1884)
"Some of this criticism is unwise, often even ignorant and unjust,—ostracising an Aristides without suggesting even a Themistocles,—and so is hurtful to the ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"The Elector at once repudiated the Diet's right to interfere, and the Diet replied by ostracising Hesse's representative at Frankfort and requesting Austria ..."

6. The Contemporary Review (1875)
"... to taking his wi and children along with him : the broad Saxon tolerance never dreams of ostracising woman from the scene of her lord's conviviality. ..."

7. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1833)
"... that our distrust of his disqualifications was expressed in the spirit, not of severity, but of forbearance. So far from ostracising noble authors, ..."

8. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1889)
"... which was a delicate way of sending him off, and this they called ostracising him. Bel. And what did she say ? Mai. No matter. Bel. ..."

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