Synonyms and Antonyms of ostracize
to not allow (someone) to be included in a group; to exclude (someone) from a group
- She was ostracized by the scientific community for many years because of her radical political beliefs.
- The other girls ostracized her because of the way she dressed.
anathematize, censure, condemn, damn, decry, denounce, execrate, reprehend, reprobate
attack, blame, blast, criticize, dis (also diss) [slang], dispraise, fault, knock, pan, slam
belittle, deprecate, disparage
castigate, chastise, rebuke, reprimand, reproach
admonish, chide, reprove
berate, lambaste (or lambast), rake, scold, upbraid, vituperate
abhor, abominate, detest, hate, loathe, revile
approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction
eulogize, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, praise
acclaim, applaud, commend, hail, salute, tout
consecrate, hallow, sanctify
honor, revere, venerate