Ostracise – Exclude from society or group
To remember the definition of the word ostracise, use the following mnemonic:
The ostrich's size (ostracise) meant he was excluded from joining the group.
Examples of ostracise in a sentence
Sadly, the rich children ostracise the other girl because she comes from a poor family.
Unfortunately, teenagers will ostracise their peers and make them feel unwanted for the simplest reasons.
Bill knew his community would ostracise him after his release from prison so he moved to another town.