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Synonyms for shun
ʃʌn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shun, eschew(verb)

    avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of

    Synonyms:
    blackball, ostracize, ostracise, banish, eschew, ban, cast out

  2. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball(verb)

    expel from a community or group

    Synonyms:
    ostracize, veto, toss, relegate, cast out, toss out, fling, eschew, blackball, banish, chuck out, dispose, ban, throw away, bar, censor, cast away, ostracise, cast aside, throw out, negative, put away, toss away, discard

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shun

    Abhor is stronger than despise, implying a shuddering recoil, especially a moral recoil. "How many shun evil as inconvenient who do not abhor it as hateful." Trench Serm. in Westm. Abbey xxvi, 297. [Murray's "New English Dictionary"] Detest expresses indignation, with something of contempt. Loathe implies disgust, physical or moral. We abhor a traitor, despise a coward, detest a liar. We dislike an uncivil person. We abhor cruelty, hate tyranny. We loathe a reptile or a flatterer. We abhor Milton's heroic Satan, but we can not despise him.

    Synonyms:
    abhor, abominate, despise, detest, dislike, hate, loathe, nauseate, scorn

    Antonyms:
    admire, approve, covet, crave, desire, enjoy, esteem, esteem, like, love, relish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shun

    Synonyms:
    avoid, escape, discard, eschew, keep clear of, elude

    Antonyms:
    court, seek, affect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shun(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    AVOID, evade, escape, elude, eschew, get clear of, get out of the way of, escape from

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shun(v)

    Synonyms:
    avoid, elude, evade, eschew

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    anshun, thuan, letter, sean, shung

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How to use shun in a sentence?

  1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    However mean your life is, meet it and live it do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.

  3. Geng Shuang:

    Talks are by their nature a process of discussion. It's normal for both sides to have differences. China won't shun problems and is sincere about continuing talks.

  4. John Dryden:

    Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.

  5. H Hahn Blavatsky:

    Shun praise. Praise leads to self-delusion. Thy body is not Self, thyself is in itself without a body, and either praise or blame affects it not.


Translations for shun

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • meiden, aus dem Weg gehen, flüchten, ausweichenGerman
  • αποφεύγωGreek
  • evitarSpanish
  • esquiver, rejeter, fuir, éviterFrench
  • stigmatizzare, evitare, schivareItalian
  • 피하다Korean
  • ontwijkenDutch
  • unngåNorwegian
  • stronić, unikaćPolish
  • evitarPortuguese
  • împinge, evada, ascunde, evitaRomanian
  • сторониться, избегать, избежать, беречься, остерегаться, гнушатьсяRussian
  • vyhýbať saSlovak
  • kaçmak, sakınmak, uzak durmak, kaçınmakTurkish

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