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a·ver·sion

 (ə-vûr′zhən)
n.
1.
a. A fixed, intense dislike; repugnance: formed an aversion to crowds.
b. The cause or object of such a feeling: "I jumped up, and ran out of the room ... because a newspaper writer is my aversion" (Fanny Kemble).
2. The avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because it has been associated with an unpleasant or painful stimulus.
3. The act or fact of averting: the aversion of a disaster.
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aversion

(əˈvɜːʃən)
n
1. (usually foll by: to or for) extreme dislike or disinclination; repugnance
2. a person or thing that arouses this: he is my pet aversion.
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a•ver•sion

(əˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

n.
1. a strong feeling of dislike, repugnance, or antipathy toward something and a desire to avoid it: an aversion to snakes.
2. a cause or object of such a feeling.
3. Obs. the act of turning away or preventing.
[1590–1600; < Latin āversiō]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aversion - a feeling of intense dislikeaversion - a feeling of intense dislike  
dislike - a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was instinctive"
2.aversion - the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) awayaversion - the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away; "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"
avoidance, shunning, turning away, dodging - deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening
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aversion

hatred, hate, horror, disgust, hostility, opposition, dislike, reluctance, loathing, distaste, animosity, revulsion, antipathy, repulsion, abhorrence, disinclination, repugnance, odium, detestation, indisposition Many people have an aversion to insects.
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aversion

noun
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Translations
كَراهِيَّه، بُغْض شَديد
odporaverze
aversionmodvilje
óbeit
aversionmotvilja
nefrettiksinti

aversion

[əˈvɜːʃən]
A. N
1. (= dislike) → aversión f (to, for hacia) I have an aversion to garlic/cookingel ajo/la cocina me repugna, tengo aversión por el ajo/la cocina
I have an aversion to himme repugna, le tengo aversión
I took an aversion to itempezó a repugnarme
2. (= hated thing) → cosa f aborrecida
it is one of my aversionses una de las cosas que me repugnan
B. CPD aversion therapy Nterapia f por aversión, terapia f aversiva
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aversion

[əˈvɜːrʃən] naversion f, répugnance f
aversion to doing sth → répugnance à faire qch
to have an aversion to sb/sth → avoir de l'aversion pour qn/qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

aversion

n
(= strong dislike)Abneigung f, → Aversion f (geh, Psych) → (to gegen); he has an aversion to getting weter hat eine Abscheu davor, nass zu werden
(= object of aversion)Gräuel m; smoking is his pet aversionRauchen ist ihm ein besonderer Gräuel
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aversion

[əˈvɜːʃn] n (dislike) aversion (for or to)avversione f (per)
spiders are his aversion → ha la fobia dei ragni
my pet aversion → ciò che detesto di più
to have an aversion to sb/sth → avere or nutrire un'avversione nei confronti di qn/qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

averse

(əˈvəːs) adjective
(with to) having a dislike for. averse to hard work.
aˈversion (-ʃən) , ((American) — ʒən) noun
a feeling of dislike.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

aversion

n. aversión, aborrecimiento, antipatía, odio;
___ therapyterapia de aversión.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

aversion

n aversión f
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