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Noun
The act of avoiding something undesirable
“The regular pursuit of leisure coupled with the shunning of work has led to a decrease in overall productivity.”
Noun
The act of snubbing or ostracizing someone
“Vito's shunning of his sister led to him refusing to be present at family events.”
Noun
A strong dislike or disinclination
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A punitive ban on relations with other bodies, cooperation with a policy, or the handling of goods
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The act of abstaining from something, such as drinking alcohol
Adjective
Not accepting
Verb
Present participle for to deliberately or persistently avoid through antipathy or caution
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“Surely, our fair city has a wealth of opportunities for those willing to shun the pub and the joypad?”
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Present participle for to avoid or get out of a responsibility or situation
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“This patient demonstrates a complete lack of courage, a desire for being pampered, and he has not even the courage to shun his responsibilities openly.”
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Present participle for to feel distaste for or hostility towards
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Present participle for to shun or shy away from
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Present participle for to refuse or say no to
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Present participle for run away from a place or situation of danger
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Present participle for to refrain from doing something
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Present participle for feel or express contempt or disdain for
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Present participle for to abandon or leave something or someone
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Present participle for to abandon or discontinue (a course of action or study)
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Present participle for ward off, circumvent
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