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Definition of Aversion

Aversion

  1. A turning away.
  2. Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance.
  3. The object of dislike or repugnance.

Aversion Quotations

Attachment and aversion are the root cause of karma, and karma originates from infatuation. Karma is the root cause of birth and death, and these are said to be the source of misery. None can escape the effect of their own past karma.
Mahavira

The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
Walter Benjamin

Once we're willing to confront our emotional suffering, we begin making choices based on attraction instead of aversion, love instead of fear. Where we used to think about what was 'safe,' we now become interested in doing what seems right or fun or meaningful or ripe with possibilities.
Martha Beck

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.
Emile M. Cioran

I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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Aversion Translations

aversion in Danish is modvilje
aversion in Dutch is tegenzin, antipathie, afkeer, hekel
aversion in German is Greuel {m}, Abneigung {f}, Abneigung {f}
aversion in Latin is fastidium
aversion in Swedish is ovilja, aversion
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