What does aversion mean?

Definitions for aversion
əˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃənaver·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antipathy, aversion, distastenoun

    a feeling of intense dislike

  2. aversion, avertingnoun

    the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away

    "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"


  1. aversionnoun

    Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.

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

  2. aversionnoun

    An object of dislike or repugnance.

    Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.

  3. aversionnoun

    The act of turning away from an object.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aversionnoun

    a turning away

  2. Aversionnoun

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

  3. Aversionnoun

    the object of dislike or repugnance

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aversion

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

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  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

Examples of aversion in a Sentence

  1. Kit Juckes:

    You can see there is edginess in the market, if you get something strong (in payrolls data) that really makes it look like the Fed are going to hike, with all the Greek uncertainty in the background too, you could really get some risk aversion breaking out.

  2. Han Tan:

    Recent events surrounding U.S.-China ties threaten to raise new points of conflict beyond just trade differences, risk aversion shall continue being the de facto mode for global investors.

  3. Sergio Ermotti:

    We and the industry are facing unprecedented headwinds, for example from interest rates, which have pressured net interest margins in all of our businesses and from macroeconomic and political uncertainties that have contributed to huge risk aversion among our clients, industry activity levels in investment banking advisory have slowed markedly year on year, and, while equity volumes in the US are buoyant, flat volumes in Europe and sharp declines in Asia do not favor our geographic mix.

  4. Masahiro Ichikawa:

    We need to be aware of risk aversion if geopolitical risks show signs of spreading, but it won't negatively impact the financial system if such risks are geographically contained.

  5. Daniel Lenz:

    The market was caught on the wrong foot as everyone expected talks were heading in the right direction and almost close to finishing, this was totally out of the blue and the reaction is that we have more risk aversion today.

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