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Synonyms for shun
ʃʌnshun

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shun, eschewverb

    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, blackballverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shunverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shunverb

    Synonyms:
    avoid, elude, evade, eschew

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shun":

    anshun, thuan, letter, sean, shung

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How to use shun in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare, "King Lear", Act 3 scene 4:

    Oh, that way madness lies; let me shun that.

  2. Fumio Haga:

    People would shun Fukushima fish again as soon as the water is released.

  3. Goa Kerle:

    The best advice there is, Shun falsity, embrace the truth.

  4. Toronto Zoo:

    The giant panda keepers and Chinese experts continue to twin-swap the cubs with Er Shun and as they grow, and both cubs are being supplemented with formula. The only time the cubs are not with mom is when she is eating bamboo.

  5. Sheryl Sims:

    It's just the way people will shun you.


Translations for shun

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  • ausweichen, flüchten, meiden, aus dem Weg gehenGerman
  • αποφεύγωGreek
  • evitarSpanish
  • rejeter, éviter, fuir, esquiverFrench
  • stigmatizzare, schivare, evitareItalian
  • 피하다Korean
  • ontwijkenDutch
  • unngåNorwegian
  • stronić, unikaćPolish
  • evitarPortuguese
  • evita, evada, împinge, ascundeRomanian
  • избегать, беречься, избежать, остерегаться, гнушаться, сторонитьсяRussian
  • vyhýbať saSlovak
  • หลีกเลี่ยงThai
  • kaçınmak, uzak durmak, sakınmak, kaçmakTurkish

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