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1. aversion

noun. ['əˈvɝːʒən'] a feeling of intense dislike.

Synonyms

  • dislike
  • antipathy

Antonyms

  • love
  • approve
  • like

Etymology

  • aversio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Aversion

  • subversion
  • submersion
  • excursion
  • dispersion
  • conversion
  • reversion
  • perversion
  • inversion
  • incursion
  • diversion
  • aspersion
  • immersion
  • persian

Example sentences of the word aversion


1. Noun, singular or mass
A raincoat with a hood is a good choice for the dog with an aversion to headwear.

Quotes containing the word aversion


1. You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.
- Hermann Hesse, Wer lieben kann, ist glücklich. Über die Liebe

2. Make peace with silence, and remind yourself that it is in this space that you'll come to remember your spirit. When you're able to transcend an aversion to silence, you'll also transcend many other miseries. And it is in this silence that the remembrance of God will be activated.
- Wayne W. Dyer

3. What we have to learn, in both meditation and in life, is to be free ofattachment to the good experiences, and free of aversion to the negative ones.
- Sogyal Rinpoche

2. aversion

noun. ['əˈvɝːʒən'] the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away.

Synonyms

  • dodging
  • shunning
  • averting
  • avoidance

Antonyms

  • friendliness
  • Anglophilia
  • inclination
  • approval

Etymology

  • aversio (Latin)
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