Meaning of SHUN in English

shun /ʃʌn/ BrE AmE verb ( past tense and past participle shunned , present participle shunning ) [transitive]

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: scunian ]

to deliberately avoid someone or something:

a shy woman who shunned publicity

Victims of the disease found themselves shunned by society.

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