Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shunning

1 sense of shunning

Sense 1
avoidance, turning away, shunning, dodging -- (deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening)
       => rejection -- (the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shun

2 senses of shun

Sense 1
shun, eschew -- (avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of)
       => avoid -- (stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her")

Sense 2
banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball -- (expel from a community or group)
       => expel, throw out, kick out -- (force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country")

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