verb (used with object), shunned, shun·ning.
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Origin of shun
OTHER WORDS FROM shunshun·na·ble, adjectiveshunner, nounun·shun·na·ble, adjectiveun·shunned, adjective
Definition for shun (2 of 2)
noun Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
Example sentences from the Web for shun
On the trail of her husband, Norah discovers that the people of Tahiti and the seafaring folk who work in the area shun the unnamed neighboring island.
Those that are new to the industry often hear derision regarding the matter and shun these backlinks without having done their research or tested them on their own.
Amid admonitions that people should shun large gatherings because of the coronavirus, the wet holiday seemed suited to solitary contemplation.First day of new year unusually chilly, unusually wet|Martin Weil|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
This marks a change from 2017, when the traditional corporate and financial world largely shunned cryptocurrency.NFL player ‘paid in Bitcoin’ as price nears $30,000|Jeff|December 30, 2020|Fortune
Government programs have failed it, private investors have shunned it, and speculators have bought and sold pieces of it with little evident interest in building anything.How a Chicago Political Hangout Went From Bustling to Boarded-Up — Even After the City Promised Help|by Mick Dumke|December 17, 2020|ProPublica
By resolutely shunning money, his campaign forged alternative tactics, all of which were explained in detail on Healey's blog.
And they can be used as video incrimination or provide for some good old-fashioned shunning.So You Want to be a Porn Star? Inside the Sex Tape Phenomenon|Aurora Snow|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, who has kept to the letter and spirit of the accord more and who has been more egregious in shunning it?
“Mainstream Muslim organizations are shunning Akkari,” he says.
Americans are shunning soda and claim they want healthier fast-food options.
For four days he had wandered along the coast quite alone, shunning acquaintances, and living entirely with strangers.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
They had already separated from him, as though shunning a corpse because of its nauseous odour.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
Ruth, although shunning society, found herself drawn to Mrs. Leon by an unaccountable magnetism.Ruth Hall|Fanny Fern
So he lived alone, with no kith nor kin, nor even a friend, shunning his kind and shunned by them.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
It seems an indolent, sedentary bird, shunning the society of all others in the forest.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton