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Synonyms for excommunication
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  1. excommunication, exclusion, censure(noun)

    the state of being excommunicated

    exception, ejection, excision, censure, riddance, animadversion, exclusion, expulsion, elision

  2. excommunication, excision(noun)

    the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society

    excision, censure, deracination, ablation, deletion, cut, cutting out, extirpation, exclusion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excommunication(n.)

    dismission, or expulsion (from the church), denunciation, proscription, anathema, ban

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  1. John Dehlin:

    It's hard for me to imagine an outcome other than excommunication.

  2. Denis Hart:

    I would feel terribly conflicted, and I would try even harder to get that person outside confessional, but I cannot break the seal, the penalty for any priest breaking the seal is excommunication.

  3. William Barr:

    One of the ironies, as some have observed, is that the secular project has itself become a religion, pursued with religious fervor. It is taking on all the trappings of a religion – including inquisitions and excommunication. Those who defy the creed risk a figurative burning at the stake – social, educational, and professional ostracism and exclusion waged through lawsuits and savage social media campaigns.

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