Shun v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shunned p. pr. & vb. n. Shunning.] To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice.
I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. --Acts xx. 26,27.
Scarcity and want shall shun you. --Shak.
Syn: -- See Avoid.
v 1: avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of [syn: eschew]
2: expel from a community or group [syn: banish, ban, ostracize,
ostracise, cast out, blackball]
[also: shunning, shunned]
n : deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from
happening [syn: avoidance, turning away, dodging]