The definition of balk is to stop or hold back from doing something.
To vote against, especially to veto the admission of.
To ban is defined as to stop people from doing something.
(With simple direct object)
To avoid using, accepting, participating in, or partaking of:
To ignore or behave coldly toward; slight.
To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
Ignore is defined as to deliberately disregard, or to avoid noticing.
To avoid or escape from by deceit or cleverness; elude
(Intransitive) To avoid capture; to get away with something, avoid punishment.
To avoid or escape from by quickness, cunning, etc.; evade
To duck is defined as to lower the head or body quickly as if to avoid a blow.
To avoid (a blow, etc.) by moving or shifting quickly aside
To regard or treat as unworthy or beneath one's dignity; specif., to refuse or reject with aloof contempt or scorn
To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To refuse bluntly; snub
To mow, reap, or harvest:
To avoid or evade
To understand as having a specific meaning.
To meet or confront squarely or face to face
To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
To vote to accept:
Find another word for shunned. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shunned, like: balked, blackballed, ostracized, banned, banished, eschewed, snubbed, rejected, ignored, evaded and escaped.