Meaning of rustication in English:


Pronunciation /rʌstɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/


See rusticate

‘When we came up for the first time, there wasn't much made of rustication (being suspended from the university for a set period).’
  • ‘There's ornament in columns and cornices, rustication and pilasters, urns, anthemia, and pediments, with temples and colonnades high in the sky, topped by spires and finials.’
  • ‘Proctors arrived shortly afterwards and asked the students to leave, warning them that occupying a University building was a breach of regulations, which could lead to a £70 fine, or even rustication.’
  • ‘The rustication of 10 Dalit students of the Hyderabad Central University on charges of violence is an incident surrounded by controversy.’
  • ‘The email also detailed the fates of other students, who in 1998 suffered rustication and fines ranging from £50 to £500 for similar offences.’