Aversion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈvɜːrʒn|  American pronunciation of the word aversion
Brit.  |əˈvəːʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word aversion


- a feeling of intense dislike (syn: antipathy, distaste)
- the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away (syn: averting)


They regarded war with aversion.

...I simply have this ingrained aversion to the sight of bloodshed....

Despite his aversion to publicity, Arnold was persuaded to talk to the press.

I have an aversion to housework.

I acquired a strong aversion to television

a cat's natural aversion to water

Word forms

singular: aversion
plural: aversions
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