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Noun: shunning  shú-ning
  1. Deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
    - avoidance, turning away, dodging
Verb: shun (shunned,shunning)  shún
  1. Avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    "shun fattening foods if you want to lose weight";
    - eschew
  2. Expel from a community or group
    - banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise [Brit], cast out, blackball

Derived forms: shunnings

Type of: avoid, expel, kick out [informal], rejection, throw out

Encyclopedia: Shunning