What does aversion mean?

Definitions for aversionəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aversion.

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"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aversion

    a-vėr′-shun, n. dislike: hatred: the object of dislike. [See Avert.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aversion in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aversion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Victor Buono:

    My only aversion to vice, is the price.

  2. Ashima:

    Aversion is the most evident reason for the runaway.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

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

  4. Jasper Lawler:

    A bout of risk aversion took hold in markets last week ...Uncertainty is evident again on Monday.

  5. Chihiro Ohta:

    The U.S. ISM data out overnight was not all that encouraging, and lower oil is prompting a bit of risk aversion.

Images & Illustrations of aversion

  1. aversionaversionaversion

Translations for aversion

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for aversion »


Find a translation for the aversion definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these aversion definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"aversion." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 18 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/aversion>.

Are we missing a good definition for aversion? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for aversion:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.