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discommendation

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. blame; censure; reproach

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Blame; censure; reproach.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Blame; censure; reproach.

Etymologies

dis- +‎ commendation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Jonah Goldberg calls the idea of reading people out of the conservative movement “absurd” and says it reminds him of the Klingon ceremony of discommendation, where the Klingon council all stood in a circle around Lieutenant Worf, and then turned their backs on him.

    Jonah Goldberg Thinks “Klingon-Style” Shunning Is Absurd. Has He Told David Frum?

  • It deals with the consequences of some very serious events from earlier in the series: Picard's assimilation by the Borg and subsequent stint as Locutus, Worf facing his parents for the first time since his discommendation in Sins of the Father, and Wesley's first face-to-face meeting with his father, Jack Crusher, via a holographic message which Jack made for him when Wesley was born.

    In Exile: 50 posts from March 2006

  • They make the very most of every single scene, especially when Michael deals with the conflict between Worf's need to suffer for his discommendation with his obvious love for his parents, and when Patrick finally lets Picard's fall completely apart as he acknowledges how helpless he felt at Wolf-359 and deals with its aftermath.

    WIL WHEATON dot NET: 1.5: WWdN in Exile Archives

  • Shaking his head, Worf said, When I was forced to accept discommendation from the Empire, the captain stood at my side and helped my family regain its standing.

    A Time to Sow

  • The first was when he accepted discommendation in order to keep the Empire from civil war.

    A Good Day To Die

  • Another is a distinct arbitrariness in the commendation or discommendation of the examples selected.

    Matthew Arnold

  • Willingly speak not anything that may be either to your own credit or others discommendation.

    A Mirror for Monks.

  • The "gipsy," as he had been called from his dark complexion, had been renowned in youth for the beauty of his person, being "tall and singularly well-featured, of a sweet aspect, but high foreheaded, which was of no discommendation," according to Naunton.

    PG Edition of Netherlands series — Complete

  • For obvious reasons, we are not to be expected to say more, in commendation or discommendation, of the work now under our attention; but we may be allowed to advert to its peculiar plan, and some of the new details which it brings before the world.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 458 Volume 18, New Series, October 9, 1852

  • After all, Worf was a Klingon extraordinaire - well, except for that whole discommendation incident.

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