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Synonyms for aversion
əˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antipathy, aversion, distaste(noun)

    a feeling of intense dislike

    Synonyms:
    antipathy, averting, distaste

  2. aversion, averting(noun)

    the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away

    "averting her gaze meant that she was angry"

    Synonyms:
    antipathy, averting, distaste

Wiktionary

  1. aversion(noun)

    Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.

    Due to her aversion to the outdoors she complained throughout the entire camping trip.

    Synonyms:
    disinclination, reluctance, antipathy

  2. aversion(noun)

    An object of dislike or repugnance.

    Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.

    Synonyms:
    abomination

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. aversion

    Abomination (from the Latin ab omen, a thing of ill omen) was originally applied to anything held in religious or ceremonial aversion or abhorrence; as, "The things which are highly esteemed among men are abomination in the sight of God." Luke xvi, 15. The word is oftener applied to the object of such aversion or abhorrence than to the state of mind that so regards it; in common use abomination signifies something very much disliked or loathed, or that deserves to be. Choice food may be an object of aversion and disgust to a sick person; vile food would be an abomination. A toad is to many an object of disgust; a foul sewer is an abomination. As applied to crimes, abomination is used of such as are especially brutal, shameful, or revolting; theft is an offense; infanticide is an abomination.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, abomination, abuse, annoyance, crime, curse, detestation, disgust, evil, execration, hatred, horror, iniquity, nuisance, offense, plague, shame, villainy, wickedness

    Antonyms:
    affection, appreciation, approval, benefit, blessing, delight, desire, enjoyment, esteem, esteem, gratification, joy, satisfaction, treat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. aversion

    Synonyms:
    hatred, dislike, distaste, repugnance, uncongeniality, abhorrence, antipathy

    Antonyms:
    love, desire, affection, liking, congeniality, sympathy, ardor, eagerness, avidity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. aversion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dislike, distaste, disrelish, disinclination, reluctance, unwillingness, repugnance, backwardness

  2. aversion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ANTIPATHY, hatred, loathing, disgust, nausea, detestation, abhorrence, horror

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. aversion(n)

    Synonyms:
    dislike, antipathy, disinclination, loathing, abhorrence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    abhorrence, dislike, loathing, revulsion, disgust, antipathy, reluctance

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How to use aversion in a sentence?

  1. Victor Buono:

    My only aversion to vice, is the price.

  2. Masahiro Ichikawa:

    We need to be aware of risk aversion if geopolitical risks show signs of spreading, but it won't negatively impact the financial system if such risks are geographically contained.

  3. Daniel Lenz:

    The market was caught on the wrong foot as everyone expected talks were heading in the right direction and almost close to finishing, this was totally out of the blue and the reaction is that we have more risk aversion today.

  4. President Moon Jae-in:

    The weapons that will protect us from the new coronavirus are not fear and aversion, but trust and cooperation.

  5. Hermann Hesse:

    You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.


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