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aversion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of aversion

  1. 1 a dislike so strong as to cause stomach upset or queasiness I simply have this ingrained aversion to the sight of bloodshed Synonyms of aversion disgust, distaste, horror, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsionWords Related to aversion abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, execration, hate, hatred; allergy, averseness, disapproval, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, displeasureNear Antonyms of aversion appetite, bent, fancy, favor, fondness, like, liking, love, partiality, penchant, predilection, preference, propensity, relish, shine, taste, use

  2. 2 a strong feeling of not liking or approving couldn't overcome her aversion to her brother-in-law and pointedly avoided his company Synonyms of aversion allergy, averseness, dislike, disfavor, disinclination, disliking, disrelish, down [chiefly British], mislikeWords Related to aversion disgust, distaste, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, detestation, execration, hate, hatred; deprecation, disapproval, displeasure, dissatisfaction; jaundiceNear Antonyms of aversion affection, attachment, devotedness, devotion, love, passion; bent, leaning, penchant, predilection, propensity, tendencyAntonyms of aversion appetite, favor, fondness, like, liking, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use

  3. 3 something or someone that is hated clichés should be the pet aversion of every good writer Synonyms of aversion abhorrence, abomination, anathema, antipathy, hate, bête noire, detestation, execrationWords Related to aversion dread, hang-up, horror, phobia; bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear; adversary, enemy; annoyance, grievance, hassle, nuisance, peeveNear Antonyms of aversion beloved, darling, dear, honey, sweetheart; delight, enjoyment, felicity, joy, pleasure; favorite, like, preference; treasureAntonyms of aversion love



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