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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aver·sion /əˈvɝʒən, ʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 aver·sion /əˈvɝʒən, ʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ver·sion n.
 1. A turning away. [Obs.]
    Adhesion to vice and aversion from goodness.   --Bp. Atterbury.
 2. Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance.
    Mutual aversion of races.   --Prescott.
    His rapacity had made him an object of general aversion.   --Macaulay.
 Note:It is now generally followed by to before the object. [See Averse.] Sometimes towards and for are found; from is obsolete.
    A freeholder is bred with an aversion to subjection.   --Addison.
    His aversion towards the house of York.   --Bacon.
    It is not difficult for a man to see that a person has conceived an aversion for him.   --Spectator.
    The Khasias . . . have an aversion to milk.   --J. D. Hooker.
 3. The object of dislike or repugnance.
    Pain their aversion, pleasure their desire.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- Antipathy; dislike; repugnance; disgust. See Dislike.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a feeling of intense dislike [syn: antipathy, distaste]
      2: the act of turning yourself (or your gaze) away; "averting
         her gaze meant that she was angry" [syn: averting]