As nouns the difference between aversion and repulsion
is that aversion
is opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike while repulsion
is the act of repelling or the condition of being repelled.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike.
An object of dislike or repugnance.
- Due to her aversion to the outdoors she complained throughout the entire camping trip.
(obsolete) The act of turning away from an object.
- Pushy salespeople are a major aversion of mine.
* (fixed dislike) antipathy, disinclination, reluctance
* (object of repugnance) abomination
The act of repelling or the condition of being repelled.
An extreme dislike of something, or hostility to something.
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill. It was ugly, gross. Never before had he felt such repulsion
when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech. In the present connexion […] such talk had been distressingly out of place.}}
(physics) The repulsive force acting between bodies of the same electric charge or magnetic polarity.