Hence he did not ostracise me; but smiling, said, "Train very late to-day, sir."
She knew that the world could not afford to ostracise the men,—though happily it might condemn the women.
In their turn they ostracise him after their fashion; so he becomes a silent, solitary youth, self-reliant, and old for his years.
He handled his political opposers with great severity which accounts for the mighty effort made to ostracise him from the Bench.
It was manifestly the intention of her family to ostracise her altogether.
(following him slightly C.) Why yield to her when we might ostracise her?
to banish or expel; abolish
Greek ostrakizein 'to banish by voting with potsherds'
1640s, from Greek ostrakizein "to banish," literally "to banish by voting with potshards" (see ostracism). Figurative sense of "to exclude from society" is attested from 1640s. Related: Ostracization; ostracized; ostracizing.