Shun someone's advice; shun public recognition; shun fatty foods.
When you continually avoid and ignore someone, this is an example of a situation where you shun that person.
Origin of shun
- Middle English shunnen from Old English scunian to abhor
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English scunian. Cognate with Old Norse skunde/skynde (“to hasten”).