Adversion vs. Aversion

By Jaxson

  • Adversion (noun)

    An adverting or turning towards; attention.

  • Adversion (noun)

    A wish or tendency to avoid something or someone.

  • Aversion (noun)

    Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.


    “Due to her aversion to the outdoors she complained throughout the entire camping trip.”

  • Aversion (noun)

    An object of dislike or repugnance.


    “Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.”

  • Aversion (noun)

    The act of turning away from an object.

  • Aversion (noun)

    a strong dislike or disinclination

    “they made plain their aversion to the use of force”

  • Aversion (noun)

    someone or something that arouses a strong dislike or disinclination

    “my dog’s pet aversion is visitors, particularly males”

Oxford Dictionary

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