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shun

 
 
pronunciation:
shuhn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: shuns, shunning, shunned
definition: to keep away from or avoid on purpose.
He has shunned his brother for years.She shuns foods that are not healthy.
synonyms:
steer clear of
antonyms:
address, meet
similar words:
abstain from, boycott, dodge, flee, ignore, neglect, shrink from, shy away from, snub
derivation: shunner (n.)
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