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ʃʌnshun

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  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

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  1. shun

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

    Antonyms:
    court, seek, affect

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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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  1. shunverb

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

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  1. shunverb

    Synonyms:
    avoid, elude, evade, eschew

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shun":

    anshun, thuan, letter, sean, shung

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How to use shun in a sentence?

  1. Horace:

    Who then is free? The one who wisely is lord of themselves, who neither poverty, death or captivity terrify, who is strong to resist his appetites and shun honors, and is complete in themselves smooth and round like a globe.

  2. Alex Padilla:

    If we are serious about slowing the revolving door at our jails and prisons, and serious about reducing recidivism, we need to engage - not shun - former-offenders, voting is a key part of that engagement.

  3. 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. God will see that you do want society.

  4. John Milton:

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

  5. 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.


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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