Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
sceonian; cf. D.
schuinoblique, sloping, Icel.
skynda, to hasten. Cf.
To avoid; to keep clear of; to get out of the way of; to escape from; to eschew;
shunrocks, shoals, vice
I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Acts xx. 26,27.
Scarcity and want shall
Syn. – See
Webster 1828 Edition
1. To avoid; to keep clear of; not to fall on or come in contact with; as, to shun rocks and shoals in navigation. In shunning Scylla, take care to avoid to avoid Charybdis.
2. To avoid; not to mix or associate with; as, to shun evil company.
3. To avoid; not to practice; as, to shun vice.
4. To avoid; to escape; as, to shun a blow.
5. To avoid; to decline; to neglect.
I haved not shunned to declare the whole counsel of God. Acts 20.