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Averted vs Aversion - What's the difference?

averted | aversion |

As an adjective averted

is turned away, especially as an expression of feeling; also, offended; unpropitious.

As a verb averted

is (avert).

As a noun aversion is

aversion.

averted

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Turned away, especially as an expression of feeling; also, offended; unpropitious.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (avert)
  • aversion

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.
  • Due to her aversion to the outdoors she complained throughout the entire camping trip.
  • An object of dislike or repugnance.
  • Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.
  • (obsolete) The act of turning away from an object.
  • Synonyms

    * (fixed dislike) antipathy, disinclination, reluctance * (object of repugnance) abomination

    See also

    * adverse

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