Origin of shun
OTHER WORDS FROM shunshun·na·ble, adjectiveshunner, nounun·shun·na·ble, adjectiveun·shunned, adjective
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How to use shun in a sentence
It’s not illegal in the Kingdom anymore, but it’s still shunned and disgraced by the society as a whole, and even as a middle schooler I understood that.I escaped a society that persecutes the LGBTQ community|Luai Qubain|March 19, 2021|Washington Blade
Stridently independent, she shunned the industry in the face of systemic apathy toward a blind woman whose music defied all norms of the time.Pauline Anna Strom’s posthumous album cements her legacy as an electronic music visionary|Jonathan Williger|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
She had to sort through precisely what to call herself because she didn’t want to offend someone by shunning a description or offend someone else by claiming a particular biography that wasn’t hers.Samira Nasr, a fashion first at Harper’s Bazaar: ‘I just want to bring more people with me to the party’|Robin Givhan|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Its own technical staff continues to pressure the company to embrace environmental policies it has so far shunned.Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos‘s successor will inherit his challenges|Jay Greene, Cat Zakrzewski|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Before you shun him, Miss Manners recommends that you proceed as though it were the latter.Miss Manners: Former colleague’s omission is puzzling|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
The dish was a massive hit, and Shun Lee Palace subsequently received a four-star review in The New York Times.
Around that time, in 1972, Chinese-American restaurateur Michael Tong opened Shun Lee Palace on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
She was personally against abortion, but she did not shun those who were pro-choice.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election|Michael Daly|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was a rarity in a country where the superrich shun publicity or pretend they are like everyone else.The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Batista also is a rarity in a country where the superrich shun publicity or pretend they are like everyone else.The Brutal Fall of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But in saying life, it must not be thought that gaiety is implied; none could shun that as Lady Hartledon now seemed to shun it.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
I went to live with a very ungodly family, but that sense of right and wrong within me made me shun and despise their evil ways.
Teach your children, according to their ability to comprehend, all that they should know to be able to shun evil.
There was a spell in the shyness, which made her avoid and shun all admiring approaches to acquaintance.Ruth|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Yaou's son Shun was an equally remarkable man, wise and accomplished, who lived only to advance the happiness of his subjects.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord