aversion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-vûr'zhun, -shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy (usually fol. by to): a strong aversion to snakes and spiders.
  2. a cause or object of dislike; person or thing that causes antipathy: His pet aversion is guests who are always late.
  3. the act of averting; a turning away or preventing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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