- Expulsion is defined as forcing someone to leave or forcing something out of the body.
An example of expulsion is when a child is kicked out of school forever and told never ever to return because of his terrible behavior.
Origin: Middle English expulsioun ; from Old French expulsion ; from Classical Latin expulsio ; from expulsus, past participle of expellere
- expulsive adjective
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Origin: Middle English expulsioun, from Old French expulsion, from Latin expulsiō, expulsiōn-, from expulsus, past participle of expellere, to expel; see expel.