|1.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||exclusion banish ostracize|
|2.||[ noun ] rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone|
|Related terms:||rejection ejection exile excommunication disbarment rustication relegation anathematisation forbid|