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  • aversion — /euh verr zheuhn, sheuhn/, 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… …   Universalium

  • aversion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ strong ▪ He has a strong aversion to dogs. ▪ natural ▪ pathological VERB + AVERSION ▪ have …   Collocations dictionary

  • aversion — ► NOUN ▪ a strong dislike or disinclination. DERIVATIVES aversive adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • aversion — a|ver|sion [əˈvə:ʃən US əˈvə:rʒən] n [singular, U] a strong dislike of something or someone = ↑hatred aversion to ▪ Despite his aversion to publicity, Arnold was persuaded to talk to the press. have an aversion to sth ▪ I have an aversion to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • aversion — noun (singular, uncountable) a strong dislike of something or someone (+ to): Despite his aversion to publicity, Arnold was persuaded to talk to the press. | have an aversion to: I have an aversion to housework …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • strong — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look ▪ become, get, grow ▪ remain, stay ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • aversion — UK [əˈvɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n] / US [əˈvɜrʒ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms aversion : singular aversion plural aversions formal a strong feeling that you dislike someone or something …   English dictionary

  • aversion — a•ver•sion [[t]əˈvɜr ʒən, ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a strong feeling of dislike, repugnance, or antipathy toward something and a desire to avoid it: an aversion to snakes[/ex] 2) a cause or object of such a feeling 3) Obs. the act of turning away or… …   From formal English to slang

  • aversion — a|ver|sion [ ə vɜrʒn ] noun count or uncount FORMAL a strong feeling that you dislike someone or something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • aversion — noun a strong dislike or disinclination. Derivatives aversive adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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