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NOUN (2)

1. a feeling of intense dislike;
[syn: antipathy, aversion, distaste]

2. the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away;
- Example: "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"
[syn: aversion, averting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aversion \A*ver"sion\, n. [L. aversio: cf. F. aversion. See Avert.] 1. A turning away. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Adhesion to vice and aversion from goodness. --Bp. Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 2. Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance. [1913 Webster] Mutual aversion of races. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] His rapacity had made him an object of general aversion. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Note: It is now generally followed by to before the object. [See Averse.] Sometimes towards and for are found; from is obsolete. [1913 Webster] A freeholder is bred with an aversion to subjection. --Addison. [1913 Webster] His aversion towards the house of York. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] It is not difficult for a man to see that a person has conceived an aversion for him. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] The Khasias . . . have an aversion to milk. --J. D. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 3. The object of dislike or repugnance. [1913 Webster] Pain their aversion, pleasure their desire. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Syn: Antipathy; dislike; repugnance; disgust. See Dislike. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

aversion n 1: a feeling of intense dislike [syn: antipathy, aversion, distaste] 2: the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away; "averting her gaze meant that she was angry" [syn: aversion, averting]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

95 Moby Thesaurus words for "aversion": Anglophobia, Russophobia, abhorrence, abomination, allergy, anathema, animosity, antagonism, anti-Semitism, antipathy, averseness, backwardness, bad books, bigotry, cold sweat, creeping flesh, cursoriness, despitefulness, detestation, disagreement, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disobedience, displeasure, disrelish, dissatisfaction, dissent, distaste, dread, enmity, execration, fear, foot-dragging, fractiousness, grudging consent, grudgingness, hate, hatred, horror, hostility, indisposedness, indisposition, indocility, intractableness, lack of enthusiasm, lack of zeal, loathing, malevolence, malice, malignity, misandry, misanthropy, misogyny, mortal horror, mutinousness, nausea, nolition, obstinacy, odium, opposition, peeve, perfunctoriness, pet peeve, phobia, race hatred, racism, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, refusal, reluctance, renitence, renitency, repellency, repugnance, repulsion, resistance, revulsion, shuddering, slowness, spite, spitefulness, stubbornness, sulk, sulkiness, sulks, sullenness, unenthusiasm, unwillingness, vials of hate, vials of wrath, xenophobia