1Exclusion from a society or group: the family suffered social ostracism
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- Young people with guns do not arouse the suspicions of the state police or incur social ostracism.
- In Egypt, being black is a disadvantage which can lead to ostracism in many spheres of society.
- She adds, "Many students do not speak out for fear of ostracism or retribution."
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