excommunication

[n] - the state of being excommunicated 2. [n] - the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church
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excommunication

In religion, exclusion of an offender from the rights and privileges of the Roman Catholic Church. The English monarchs King John, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I were all excommunicated. ...
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Excommunication

Ex`com·mu`ni·ca'tion noun [ Latin excommunicatio : confer French excommunication .] The act of communicating or ejecting; esp., an ecclesiastical censure whereby the person against whom it is pronounced is, for the time, cast out of the communication of the church; exclusion from fellowshi...
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excommunication

noun 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
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excommunication

exclusion 1 censure noun the state of being excommunicated
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Excommunication

• (n.) The act of communicating or ejecting; esp., an ecclesiastical censure whereby the person against whom it is pronounced is, for the time, cast out of the communication of the church; exclusion from fellowship in things spiritual.
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excommunication

form of ecclesiastical censure by which a person is excluded from the communion of believers, the rites or sacraments of a church, and the rights of ... [3 related articles]
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excommunication

excommunication Related 'together' units: greg-; inter-; struct-.
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excommunication

excommunication, formal expulsion from a religious body, the most grave of all ecclesiastical censures. Where religious and social communities are nearly identical it is attended by social ostracism, as in the case of Baruch Spinoza, excommunicated by the Jews. In Christianity the Roman Catholic Chu...
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excommunication

In religion, exclusion of an offender from the rights and privileges of the Roman Catholic Church. The English monarchs King John, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I were all excommunicated
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excommunication

Official exclusion from participation in religious activities and services.
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Excommunication

Excommunication is an institutional act of religious censure used to deprive, suspend, or limit membership in a religious community or (as in the present discipline of the Catholic Church) to restrict certain rights within it, such as the reception to Holy Communion. Some Protestants use the term disfellowship instead. The word excommunication mea...
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excommunication

cutting a person off from a religious society
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