- simple past tense and past participle of shun
Nora was shunned when she first came to the new school, but then she found a group of friends that she likes very much.
- When you ignored someone and refused to include him, this is an example of a situation where you shunned him.
- When you were ignored and left out, this is an example of a situation where you were shunned.
Shunned is the act of having ignored someone on purpose, or the act of having been left out and ignored.
- He.d saved the Immortals that shunned him.
- All share in the administration of even Irish affairs was denied him; every politician shunned him; and his society hardly included a single author or wit.
- All their faces looked dejected, and they all shunned one another's eyes--only a de Beausset could fail to grasp the meaning of what was happening.
- When he returned to the main room, Harrigan had left to talk to a class of grade-school children, a job at which he excelled, much to the pleasure of the others who shunned playing Officer Friendly.
- He retreated to London, where he felt safe, though he continued to be an object of "troublesome attention," and even the fellows of the Royal Society shunned him.