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aversion

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1 a dislike so strong as to cause stomach upset or queasiness
  • I simply have this ingrained aversion to the sight of bloodshed

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2 a strong feeling of not liking or approving
  • couldn't overcome her aversion to her brother-in-law and pointedly avoided his company

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3 something or someone that is hated
  • clichés should be the pet aversion of every good writer

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The first known use of aversion was in 1585

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“Aversion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aversion. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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