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Noun exclusion has 4 senses
  1. exclusion - the state of being excluded
    --1 is a kind of
    situation, state of affairs
    Antonyms: inclusion
    --1 has particulars: banishment, ostracism, Coventry; debarment
    Derived forms: verb exclude2, verb exclude4
  2. excommunication, exclusion, censure - the state of being excommunicated
    --2 is a kind of rejection
  3. exception, exclusion, elision - a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
    --3 is a kind of omission
    Derived form: verb exclude1
  4. ejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddance - the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school"
    --4 is a kind of banishment, proscription
    --4 has particulars:
     defenestration; deportation; ostracism; barring, blackball; ouster, ousting
    Derived form: verb exclude5
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