Definition of excommunicant in English:

excommunicant

noun

  • An excommunicated person.

    • ‘They were still technically excommunicants, but the great victory at Constantinople persuaded Innocent to remove the ban.’
    • ‘The Hospital and the Temple still refused to have dealings with an excommunicant.’
    • ‘It introduces readers to his status as murderer and repeat offender attacking and threatening rivals, police, a notary, and many others, and to his status as knight (and then excommunicant) of the order of Malta.’

Origin

Late 16th century based on ecclesiastical Latin excommunicare (see excommunicate), with irregular use of the suffix -ant.

Pronunciation

excommunicant

/ˌɛkskəˈmjuːnɪk(ə)nt/