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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Strong dislike or opposition.

Usage examples (36)
  • Harold had a strong aversion to asparagus.
  • Risk aversion is one of the most serious problems and largest cost of our human space flight enterprise.
  • Mr. Hoover expressed, admittedly with a certain aversion, his ignorance of and uncertainty about blogging.
  • Well, risk aversion translates into increased demand for safe bicycle infrastructure as a precondition for riding. for more
Tutoring comment
  • If you have an "aversion" (dislike, distaste) to being in large crowds, it may help if you create an "eversion" (turning inside out) in your routine.
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