Meaning- to exclude someone from a group
Mnemonic trick- Ostrich was ostracized in the Jungle, because of its unusual characteristics. Therefore, ostracize means ‘to exclude from the group’.
Synonym- SHUN, SNUB, EXPEL, EJECT, BANISH, BLACKBALL
• After he made so many vulgar remarks, He was ostracized as a talk show host.
• The other woman in the group ostracized her because of her western dress.
• His colleagues ostracized him after he criticized the company in public.
• We exclude disloyal member from our group. Ostracism is our most potent weapon against someone who is disloyal.
• He is an exclusive individual, avoiding people who are different from himself or He ostracizes.
• He got severe punishment for nothing he has done. Shockingly, His friends ostracized him from the group after his father’ s arrest.
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