aversion definition

  • noun:
    • a set, intense dislike; repugnance: formed an aversion to crowds of people.
    • the reason or object of these a sense.
    • The avoidance of something, situation, or behavior since it is related to an unpleasant or painful stimulation.
    • Obsolete The work of switching away or averting.
    • resistance or repugnance of brain; fixed dislike.
    • An object of dislike or repugnance.
    • The act of switching from an object.
    • A turning away.
    • Opposition or repugnance of brain; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance.
    • the item of dislike or repugnance.
    • A turning away; an alteration of application.
    • The act of averting or warding off
    • An averted condition of head or feelings; opposition or repugnance of brain; fixed or habitual dislike; antipathy: utilized absolutely or with to, sometimes with from, for, or toward.
    • resistance or contrariety of nature: put on inanimate substances.
    • a factor in dislike; an object of repugnance.
    • Synonyms Hatred, Dislike, Antipathy (see antipathy); unwillingness, shrinking, hesitation, disrelish, distaste, detestation.
    • a feeling of intense dislike
    • the work of switching yourself (or your gaze) away
    • a hard and fast, intense dislike; repugnance: formed an aversion to crowds.
    • The cause or object of these a feeling.
    • The avoidance of a thing, circumstance, or behavior since it has been connected with an embarrassing or painful stimulation.
    • Obsolete The work of switching away or averting.
    • Opposition or repugnance of head; fixed dislike.
    • An object of dislike or repugnance.
    • The act of turning far from an object.
    • A turning away.
    • resistance or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance.
    • the thing of dislike or repugnance.
    • A turning away; a big change of application.
    • The work of averting or preventing
    • An averted condition associated with the mind or emotions; opposition or repugnance of head; fixed or habitual dislike; antipathy: utilized definitely or with to, sometimes with off, for, or toward.
    • Opposition or contrariety of nature: put on inanimate substances.
    • A cause of dislike; an object of repugnance.
    • Synonyms Hatred, Dislike, Antipathy (see antipathy); unwillingness, shrinking, doubt, disrelish, distaste, detestation.
    • a sense of intense dislike
    • the act of switching yourself (or your look) away

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