a little word help here.


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First off if a moderator wishes to change the thread title from a little word help. Go for it.

Second off I am asking for some help in finding some words that pertains to being "kicked out of something", like disowned. Or shunned. I had a word in mind but I can't think of it at the time. So let's discuss those words and the meanings.
That's a good one thanks for posting spidergoat.
Here is another word.
Deserter | Define Deserter at Dictionary.com
verb (used with object) 1. to leave (a person, place, etc.) without intending to return, especially in violation of a duty, promise, or the like: He deserted his wife ...
Excommunicate works. I was thinking more along the lines of exile, or banish,


exile[ eg-zahyl, ek-sahyl ]
1.*expulsion from one's native land by authoritative decree. 2.*the fact or state of such expulsion: to live in exile. 3.*a person banished from his or her native land.
4.*prolonged separation from one's country or home, as by force of circumstances: wartime exile. 5.*anyone separated from his or her country or home voluntarily or by force of circumstances. 6.*the Babylonian captivity of the Jews, 597–538 b.c.
verb (used with object)
1.*to expel or banish (a person) from his or her country; expatriate. 2.*to separate from country, home, etc.: Disagreements exiled him from his family.

excommunicate[ eks-kuh-myoo-ni-keyt; eks-kuh-myoo-ni-kit, -keyt ] (means)
verb (used with object)
1.*to cut off from communion with a church or exclude from the sacraments of a church by ecclesiastical sentence. 2.*to exclude or expel from membership or participation in any group, association, etc.: an advertiser excommunicated from a newspaper.
1.*an excommunicated person.
(So that works)
banish[ ban-ish ]
verb (used with object)
1.*to expel from or relegate to a country or place by authoritative decree; condemn to exile: He was banished to Devil's Island. 2.*to compel to depart; send, drive, or put away: to banish sorrow.

But what other words mean about the same thing?
getting a little irritated.

You moderators have not fixed this issue yet?! I need moderator approval again... And I would appreciate some assistance from you in getting this issue resolved its very irritating.
Grabbed these from Online Thesaurus. Maybe your words are in here.

Main Entry: disown  [dis-ohn] Show IPA
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: refuse to acknowledge
Synonyms: abandon, abjure, abnegate, cast off, deny, disacknowledge, disallow, disavow, discard, disclaim, divorce oneself from, refuse to recognize, reject, renounce, repudiate, retract
Antonyms: accept, acknowledge, allow, avow, claim

Main Entry: excommunicate  [eks-kuh-myoo-ni-keyt; eks-kuh-myoo-ni-kit, -keyt] Show IPA
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: banish
Synonyms: anathematize, ban, cast out, curse, denounce, dismiss, eject, exclude, expel, oust, proscribe, remove, repudiate, unchurch
Antonyms: allow, include, permit, welcome

Main Entry: deserter  [dih-zurt] Show IPA
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: fugitive from responsibility
Synonyms: AWOL, absconder, apostate, backslider, betrayer, criminal, defector, delinquent, derelict, escapee, escaper, hookey player, lawbreaker, maroon, no-show, recreant, refugee, renegade, runaway, shirker, slacker, traitor, truant

Main Entry: exile  [eg-zahyl, ek-sahyl] Show IPA
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: deportation from a place
Synonyms: banishment, diaspora, dispersion, displacement, exclusion, expatriation, expulsion, extradition, migration, ostracism, proscription, relegation, scattering, separation

segregate as well, but that's more with masses than individuals.

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I'm not sure if the following word quite fits the context of this thread but no harm in putting it forward for your consideration. There are many ways to effectively cause another to be disengaged or disenfranchised.

disenfranchise [ˌdɪsɪnˈfræntʃaɪz], disfranchise
vb (tr)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to deprive (a person) of the right to vote or other rights of citizenship
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to deprive (a place) of the right to send representatives to an elected body
3. (Business / Commerce) to deprive (a business concern, etc.) of some privilege or right
4. to deprive (a person, place, etc.) of any franchise or right
disenfranchisement [ˌdɪsɪnˈfræntʃɪzmənt], disfranchisement n


And if in reference to an organisation:
You moderators have not fixed this issue yet?! I need moderator approval again... And I would appreciate some assistance from you in getting this issue resolved its very irritating.
Sorry, but it's not the moderators who have to fix this. It's the technicians who are responsible for our software. I too thought it was fixed, but apparently not. They switched to a different software engine and it has better features, but the reliability is not so good.

Thanks for your patience.