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Synonyms for excommunication
ˌɛks kəˌmyu nɪˈkeɪ ʃənex·com·mu·ni·ca·tion

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  1. excommunication, exclusion, censurenoun

    the state of being excommunicated

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

  2. excommunication, excisionnoun

    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. excommunicationnoun

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

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  1. 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.

  2. John Dehlin:

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

  3. Lauren Rogers:

    I wanted to make up for not being there for (my brother) and be there for this woman who was trying to protect people like him in the church, excommunication needs to done away with. I think it’s an abusive practice ... and it’s a tool the church uses to silence people.

  4. 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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