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shunning

See definition of shunning on Dictionary.com
  • as inavoidance
  • as inescape
  • as inevasion
  • as inostracism
  • as inrunaround

synonyms for shunning

  • evasion
  • prevention
  • restraint
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • recession
  • recoil
  • retreat
  • self-restraint
  • shirking
  • absention
  • eschewal
  • passive resistance
  • runaround
  • steering clear of

antonyms for shunning

MOST RELEVANT
  • advance
  • arrival
  • coming
  • continuation
  • stay
  • meeting
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How to use shunning in a sentence

On the trail of her husband, Norah discovers that the people of Tahiti and the seafaring folk who work in the area shun the unnamed neighboring island.
‘CALL OF THE SEA’: STRICTLY FOR HARDCORE PUZZLERSCHRISTOPHER BYRDJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those that are new to the industry often hear derision regarding the matter and shun these backlinks without having done their research or tested them on their own.
MAKING THE ARGUMENT FOR NOFOLLOW LINKS IN SEOROB DELORYJANUARY 12, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Amid admonitions that people should shun large gatherings because of the coronavirus, the wet holiday seemed suited to solitary contemplation.
FIRST DAY OF NEW YEAR UNUSUALLY CHILLY, UNUSUALLY WETMARTIN WEILJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This marks a change from 2017, when the traditional corporate and financial world largely shunned cryptocurrency.
NFL PLAYER ‘PAID IN BITCOIN’ AS PRICE NEARS $30,000JEFFDECEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Government programs have failed it, private investors have shunned it, and speculators have bought and sold pieces of it with little evident interest in building anything.
HOW A CHICAGO POLITICAL HANGOUT WENT FROM BUSTLING TO BOARDED-UP — EVEN AFTER THE CITY PROMISED HELPBY MICK DUMKEDECEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
Female founders have a track record of success—one 2018 BCG study found that women-owned businesses earn twice as much revenue per dollar invested as male-owned businesses do—but the overwhelming majority of investors shun them.
FEMALE FOUNDERS UNDER FIRE: ARE WOMEN IN THE STARTUP WORLD BEING UNFAIRLY TARGETED?MARIA ASPANDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
For four days he had wandered along the coast quite alone, shunning acquaintances, and living entirely with strangers.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
They had already separated from him, as though shunning a corpse because of its nauseous odour.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
Ruth, although shunning society, found herself drawn to Mrs. Leon by an unaccountable magnetism.
RUTH HALLFANNY FERN
So he lived alone, with no kith nor kin, nor even a friend, shunning his kind and shunned by them.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
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WORDS RELATED TO SHUNNING

  • absention
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • passive resistance
  • prevention
  • recession
  • recoil
  • restraint
  • retreat
  • runaround
  • self-restraint
  • shirking
  • shunning
  • steering clear of
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.