Aversion synonyms

ə-vûr'zhən
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The definition of a dislike is a feeling of not liking someone or something.
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Strong dislike or ill will; hate
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Unwillingness to do something.
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That which is abominable, shamefully vile; an object that excites disgust and hatred; very often with religious undertones. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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A sickening distaste or dislike; deep aversion; repugnance
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A person, place, thing, or event that is intended to attract:
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A genre of fiction or other artistic work evoking suspense and horror, especially through the depiction of gruesome or supernatural elements.
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(Informal) An adverse sentiment; antipathy:
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The definition of an objection is a statement of disapproval or a reason to dislike something.
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Opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.
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Turned away or backward.
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(Psychol.) Designating or having to do with conditioning, therapy, etc. intended to produce an aversion to a certain kind of undesirable behavior
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Reluctant; unwilling.
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Tending to hesitate, wait, or proceed with caution or reservation.
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Unwilling to do a task.
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Very unpleasant; objectionable; offensive
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Difficult to manage or deal with:
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Exhibiting or marked by unwillingness:
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(Now Rare) Not energetic; languid
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Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive:
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Tending to rouse aversion or to repulse
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Done, given, or said reluctantly:
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The definition of abhorrence is a feeling of extreme hate or repulsion.
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Bitter hostility or open enmity; active hatred.
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(Obs.) An opposition in character, nature, tendency, etc.
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A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
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The state of being disinclined; want of propensity, desire, or affection; slight aversion or dislike; indisposition.
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Reluctance and uneasiness
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A state or feeling of opposition, hostility, hatred or animosity.
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(Countable) A hostile action, especially a military action. See hostilities for specific plural definition.
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A symptom characterized by gastrointestinal distress and an urge to vomit.
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Any person, group, or thing that opposes
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Opprobrium is a shameful act or the disgrace of a shameful act.
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The state of being recalcitrant.
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(Now rare) Reluctance, unwillingness. [from 16th c.]
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(Logic) The relationship of contradictory terms; inconsistency.
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A sudden strong change or reaction in feeling, especially a feeling of violent disgust or loathing.
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The property of being unwilling.
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An instance of kind behavior:
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Fondness; affection
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Anything used for attaching; fastening
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(--- Physiology) A relation between parts or organs by which a disease or disorder in one induces an effect in the other.
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A person or thing hated
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Alternative form of repellency.
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The ability to repel; the characteristic of repelling.
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(Physics) The force that causes particles or bodies to repel one another, as from having the same electric charge or magnetic polarity.
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By extension, something which is vehemently disliked by somebody.
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An object of extreme dislike
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A fearsome imaginary creature, especially one evoked to frighten children.
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Something detested.
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Something that is cursed or loathed.
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A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
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the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away
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The definition of antagonism is an ongoing aggression or animosity between two individuals or groups.
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A natural attraction or feeling of kinship to a person or thing.
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A special liking for something; a preference.
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(Usually plural) Something that a person likes (prefers).
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A mental or emotional state or tendency; disposition or feeling
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An inclination; taste
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Repugnance.
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Synonym Study

  • Abhorrence implies a feeling of extreme aversion or repugnance
  • Revulsion suggests a drawing back or away from in disgust, horror, etc.
  • Loathing suggests a feeling of extreme disgust or intolerance
  • Repugnance emphasizes the emotional resistance or opposition one offers to that which is incompatible with one's ideas, tastes, etc.
  • Aversion and antipathy both imply an ingrained feeling against that which is disagreeable or offensive, aversion stressing avoidance or rejection, and antipathy, active hostility
Find another word for aversion. In this page you can discover 69 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for aversion, like: dislike, hatred, reluctance, abomination, distaste, disgust, attraction, horror, allergy, objection and antipathetic.