|Origin:||ostrakizein 'to send away by voting with broken pieces of pot', from ostrakon 'broken piece of pot'|
os‧tra‧cize also ostracise British English [transitive]
She was afraid that if she spoke up her colleagues would ostracize her.
He was ostracized by the other students.
—ostracism noun [uncountable]
He suffered years of ostracism.