Ostracism (Greek: ὀστρακισμός, ostrakismos) was a procedure under the Athenian democracy in which any citizen could be expelled from the city-s...
to not allow (someone) to be included in a group : to exclude (someone) from a
group. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples:
tr.v. os·tra·cized, os·tra·ciz·ing, os·tra·ciz·es. 1. To exclude from a group or society:
"Lepers wrapped in bandages—
exclude from a society or group, (in ancient Greece) bani... Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
Modern Latin ostracismus, or directly from Greek ostrakismos, from ostrakizein "to