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Aversion (IPA: /əˈvɝʒən/)


Aversion (n.)

A turning away.

Aversion (n.)

Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance.

Aversion (n.)

The object of dislike or repugnance.

Aversion

Tendency to avoid

Aversion

2009 film

Aversion

American band

Aversion Synonyms

Antipathy, Distaste

Aversion Synonyms

Averting

Translations

Aversion in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All too often education actually acts as a form of aversion therapy, that what we're really teaching our children is to associate learning with work and to associate work with drudgery so that the remainder of their lives they will possibly never go near a book because they associate books with learning, learning with work and work with drudgery." - Aversion

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And I not only inherited an aversion to the nine-to-five routine, but the sense from my parents that being bored and boring is the worst thing that you can be." - Aversion

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Aversion is a form of bondage. We are tied to what we hate of fear. That is why, in our lives, the same problem, the same danger or difficulty, will present itself over and overage in various prospects as long as we continue to resist or run away from it instead of examining it and solving it." - Aversion

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Faith is harder to shake than knowledge, love succumbs less to change than respect, hate is more enduring than aversion, and the impetus to the mightiest upheavals on this earth has at all times consisted less in a scientific knowledge dominating the masses than in a fanaticism which inspire them and some times in a hysteria which drove them forward." - Aversion

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He had been haunted his whole life by a mild case of claustrophobia"”the vestige of a childhood incident he had never quite overcome. Langdon's aversion to closed spaces was by no means debilitating, but it had always frustrated him. It manifested itself in subtle ways. He avoided enclosed sports like racquetball or squash, and he had gladly paid a small fortune for his airy, high-ceilinged Victorian home even though economical faculty housing was readily available. Langdon had often suspected his attraction to the art world as a young boy sprang from his love of museums' wide open spaces." - Aversion


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