Shunning
Shun Shun, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shunned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shunning}.] [OE. shunien, schunien, schonien, AS. scunian, sceonian; cf. D. schuinen to slepe, schuin oblique, sloping, Icel. skunda, skynda, to hasten. Cf. {Schooner}, {Scoundrel}, {Shunt}.] To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice. [1913 Webster]

I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. --Acts xx. 26,27. [1913 Webster]

Scarcity and want shall shun you. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: See {Avoid}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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