disfellowshipment

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Etymology[edit]

disfellowship +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

disfellowshipment (plural disfellowshipments)

  1. The removal from the fellowship of the Lord's Table (participation in the Lord's Supper); excommunication or expulsion from a Christion church.
  2. A temporary sanction used within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more severe than formal probation but less severe than excommunication.

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