excommunicate

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A person so excluded
To officially exclude someone from membership of a church or religious community
To exclude from any other group; to banish
Excommunicated

the iewes had conspyred allredy that yff eny man did confesse that he was Christ, he shulde be excommunicat out of the Sinagoge.

{a} put out of communion
{v} to exclude, put out, expel
If a Roman Catholic or member of the Orthodox Church is excommunicated, it is publicly and officially stated that the person is no longer allowed to be a member of the Church. This is a punishment for some very great wrong that they have done. Eventually, he was excommunicated along with his mentor In 1766 he excommunicated the village for its `depraved diversion.' + excommunication excommunications ex·com·mu·ni·ca·tion the threat of excommunication. to punish someone by no longer allowing them to be a member of the Roman Catholic church (past participle of excommunicare, from communicare; COMMUNICATE)
{f} exclude from the rites of the church, banish, expel, ostracize
exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
having been excommunicated
To lay under the ban of the church; to interdict
Excommunicated; interdicted from the rites of the church
One excommunicated
exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner" oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
To put out of communion; especially, to cut off, or shut out, from communion with the church, by an ecclesiastical sentence
excommunication
The act of excommunicating or ejecting; especially 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
excommunication
{n} an ecclesiastical censure
To excommunicate
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excommunicates
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excommunicates
third-person singular of excommunicate
excommunicating
present participle of excommunicate
excommunication
Exclusion from the Catholic Church and therefore from all contact with God For a catholic ruler (king or emperor) this meant not only being condemned to hell, but also the loss of all political power
excommunication
the state of being excommunicated
excommunication
the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church; cutting a person off from a religious society
excommunication
Category: Christianity The act of excommunicating or ejecting; especially 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
excommunication
An ecclesiastical penalty which deprives a person of the right to receive the Sacraments, and, in its extreme form, to associate with other Catholics Excommunication is a "medicinal penalty" intended to force repentance of one guilty of certain serious sins enumerated in Canon Law
excommunication
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
excommunication
{i} exclusion from the rites of the church, banishment, expulsion
excommunication
Form of censure by which a member of a religious body is excluded from the congregation of believers and from the rites of the church. Excommunication has been used in various religions, notably Christianity, as a punishment for grave offenses such as heresy. In Roman Catholicism an excommunicated person is barred from receiving the sacraments and from burial in consecrated ground. The offender may be absolved by a priest (in some cases, only by a bishop or the pope) and received back into the church after confessing his or her sin and doing penance for it. In Protestant denominations other terms, such as "church discipline," may be attached to essentially the same censure. Although now seldom used, the practice of erem in Judaism was a form of excommunication that excluded people from the community for prescribed times or forbade them from hearing the Torah. The term is also applied to the expulsion of Buddhist monks from the sangha
excommunication
A form of Black Magick intended to sever the connection between an individual and the Divine Performed by a priest or priestess, this typically follows a ritual curse (malediction) being read, the tolling of a bell for the dead, and the extinguishing of a candle Thus, the connection of "Bell, Book and Candle" with the Dark Path
excommunication
(Gr Aphorismos) A penalty or censure by which a baptized individual is excluded from the communion and fellowship of the Church, for committing and remaining obstinate in certain mortal sins Church members may excommunicate themselves by absence from the sacraments and by actions contrary to Church law
excommunication
a censure imposed by church authority which excludes those subjected to it from holy communion and imposes on them other deprivations and disabilities; in the heavier form of this censure, the transgressor was forbidden any intercourse with fellow Christians and deprived of all rights and privileges in the church
excommunication
The act of communicating or ejecting; esp
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