noun exclusion from fellowship, especially as a form of discipline in some Protestant and Mormon Churches.
verb (disfellowships, disfellowshipping, disfellowshipped) exclude from fellowship.

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  • Disfellowship — Dis*fel low*ship, v. t. [See {Fellowship}, v. t.] To exclude from fellowship; to refuse intercourse with, as an associate. [1913 Webster] An attempt to disfellowship an evil, but to fellowship the evildoer. Freewill Bapt. Quart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • disfellowship — /dis fel oh ship /, n., v., disfellowshiped, disfellowshiping or (esp. Brit.) disfellowshipped, disfellowshipping. n. 1. (in some Protestant religions) the status of a member who, because of some serious infraction of church policy, has been… …   Universalium

  • disfellowship — verb To subject to disfellowshipment …   Wiktionary

  • disfellowship — v. exclude from fellowship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disfellowship — dis·fellowship …   English syllables

  • disfellowship — I. dəs, (ˈ)dis+ noun Etymology: dis (I) + fellowship : exclusion from or lack of fellowship II. transitive verb : to exclude from fellowship, especially from religious communion …   Useful english dictionary

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