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Tuesday, October 03, 2006

AVERSION

aversion |əˈvər zh ən| noun a strong dislike or disinclination : he had a deep-seated aversion to most forms of exercise. • someone or something that arouses such feelings. DERIVATIVES aversive |-siv; -ziv| adjective ORIGIN late 16th cent.(originally denoting the action of turning away or averting one's eyes): from Latin aversio(n-), from avertere ‘turn away from’ (see avert ).

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