Definitions for aversionəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antipathy, aversion, distaste(noun)

    a feeling of intense dislike

  2. aversion, averting(noun)

    the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away

    "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"

Wiktionary

  1. aversion(Noun)

    Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.

    Due to her aversion to the outdoors she complained throughout the entire camping trip.

  2. aversion(Noun)

    An object of dislike or repugnance.

    Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.

  3. aversion(Noun)

    The act of turning away from an object.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aversion(noun)

    a turning away

  2. Aversion(noun)

    opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance

  3. Aversion(noun)

    the object of dislike or repugnance

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Victor Buono:

    My only aversion to vice, is the price.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.

  3. Colette:

    My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.

  4. Kim Young-jun:

    Risk aversion weakened today as a weak U.S. employment data supported expectations that the Fed would put off the timing of rates hike.

  5. Mohannad Aama:

    It's general risk aversion manifesting itself after a really bad August, the continued uncertainty about China is definitely adding to worries.

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