Definitions for shunʃʌn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word shun
avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball(verb)
expel from a community or group
To avoid, especially persistently.
To escape (a threatening evil, an unwelcome task etc).
To screen, hide.
To shove, push.
Origin: From scunian. Cognate with Old Norse skunde/skynde.
to avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew; as, to shun rocks, shoals, vice
Shun or Di Shun and also known as Chonghua was a 23rd-22nd century BC legendary leader of ancient China, among the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors. Shun's half-century of rule was said to be long for the history of China.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
shun, v.t. to avoid: to keep clear of: to neglect:—pr.p. shun′ning; pa.t. and pa.p. shunned.—adj. Shun′less (Shak.), not able to be shunned: unavoidable.—ns. Shun′ner; Shun′pike, a byroad. [A.S. scunian; Ice. skunda, to speed.]
The numerical value of shun in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of shun in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's just the way people will shun you.
Oh, that way madness lies let me shun that.
Oh, that way madness lies; let me shun that.
Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.
Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy!
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- meiden, aus dem Weg gehen, flüchten, ausweichenGerman
- esquiver, rejeter, fuir, éviterFrench
- stigmatizzare, evitare, schivareItalian
- stronić, unikaćPolish
- împinge, evada, ascunde, evitaRomanian
- сторониться, избегать, избежать, беречься, остерегаться, гнушатьсяRussian
- vyhýbať saSlovak
- kaçmak, sakınmak, uzak durmak, kaçınmakTurkish
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