Definitions for aversionəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•ver•sionəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən(n.)

  1. a strong feeling of dislike, repugnance, or antipathy toward something and a desire to avoid it:

    an aversion to snakes.

  2. a cause or object of such a feeling.

  3. Obs. the act of turning away or preventing.

Origin of aversion:

1590–1600; < L āversiō

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


Translations for aversion

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

aversion(noun)

a feeling of dislike.

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