Definition of ostracization in English:

ostracization

(also ostracisation)

noun

  • The fact or state of being ostracized; banishment from a society or group; ostracism.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Harper's Magazine. From ostracize + -ation.

Pronunciation

ostracization

/ˌɒstrəsʌɪˈzeɪʃn/