- 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.
- 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.
- In consequence, his lecture-room was thronged with people of all sorts, anxious to hear a man who shunned the barren obscurities of the alchemists, and did not regard the quest of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life as the sole end of his science.
- 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.