Aversion – meaning of the word and examples

A feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to avoid or turn from it. (Merriam – Webster)

A settled dislike: Antipathy. (Merriam – Webster)

A tendency to extinguish a behaviour or to avoid a thing or situation and especially a usually pleasurable one because it has been associated with a noxious stimulus. (Merriam – Webster) 

(a person or thing that causes) a feeling of strong dislike or of not wishing to do something. (Cambridge Dictionary) 

If you have an aversion to someone or something, you dislike them very much. (Collins Dictionary)

A strong dislike or disinclination. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Someone or something that arouses a strong dislike or disinclination. (Oxford Dictionaries)


A man feels deep aversion. 


The difference between food aversion and anorexia. 


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