SHUNNING By N., Sam M.S. - 19 The ostracising of a person by a group. It shows limited contact physically and socially. SHUNNING: "Joe's swimming group were shunning the new arrival by not including him in their conversations." Related Psychology Terms OVERPROTECTION (“Momlsm”) Developing a Case Study DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) ANTISOCIAL REACTION SCHIZOPHRENIA (PARANOID TYPE) MOTHERING LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning AFFECTIONAL DRIVE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SHUNNING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/shunning/ (accessed February 6, 2023).