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Synonyms for shun
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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 for "shun":

    anshun, thuan, letter, sean, shung

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How to say shun in sign language?

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How to use shun in a sentence?

  1. Cato the Elder:

    Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise.

  2. Henry M. Wriston:

    Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.

  3. John Milton:

    Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy!

  4. C. P. Scott:

    The newspaper is of necessity something of a monopoly, and its first duty is to shun the temptations of monopoly. Its primary office is the gathering of news. At the peril of its soul it must see that the supply is not tainted. Neither in what it gives, nor in what it does not give, nor in the mode of presentation, must the unclouded face of truth suffer wrong. Comment is free but facts are sacred.

  5. Sheryl Sims:

    It's just the way people will shun you.

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Translations for shun

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  • 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
  • หลีกเลี่ยงThai
  • kaçmak, sakınmak, uzak durmak, kaçınmakTurkish

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