Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.
‘Due to her aversion to the outdoors she complained throughout the entire camping trip.’;
An irrational or obsessive fear.
‘I know someone with a strange phobia of ladders.’;
An object of dislike or repugnance.
‘Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.’;
an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations;
‘phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias’;
(obsolete) The act of turning away from an object.
A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation. Phobias typically, result in a rapid onset of fear and are present for more than six months.
A turning away.
‘Adhesion to vice and aversion from goodness.’;
Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance.
‘Mutual aversion of races.’; ‘His rapacity had made him an object of general aversion.’; ‘A freeholder is bred with an aversion to subjection.’; ‘His aversion towards the house of York.’; ‘It is not difficult for a man to see that a person has conceived an aversion for him.’; ‘The Khasias . . . have an aversion to milk.’;
The object of dislike or repugnance.
‘Pain their aversion, pleasure their desire.’;
a feeling of intense dislike
the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away;
‘averting her gaze meant that she was angry’;
a strong dislike or disinclination
‘they made plain their aversion to the use of force’;
someone or something that arouses a strong dislike or disinclination
‘my dog's pet aversion is visitors, particularly males’;