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excommunicatory

[eks-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
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adjective
  1. relating to or causing excommunication.
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Origin of excommunicatory

First recorded in 1675–85; excommunicate + -ory1
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Historical Examples

  • He had reviled “the Church,” and they at once caught “the excommunicatory fever.”

    John Knox and the Reformation

    Andrew Lang