Friedersdorf said he recently profiled former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson and liked his “aversion to self-promotion.”
My aversion to getting old, I must confess, has long been, and continues to be, teetering on the pathological.
The first lady just opened up about her aversion to counting calories.
I think the term, and there's an aversion to it, is "bankruptcy."
Anyone with an aversion to ketchup would be delighted to learn that Ronald Reagan went 70 years without eating a tomato.
Brulon declared, that the difficulty did not proceed from any aversion to Grotius, whom the King highly esteemed.
As to this odious Solmes, I wonder not at your aversion to him.
He had been so long detained in America chiefly in consequence of Wieland's aversion to the scheme which he proposed.
How can one like and have an aversion to a person at the same time?
That this reaction of aversion is genuine is not contradicted by the fact that we catch Erasmus himself in untruths.
"a turning away from," 1590s; figurative sense of "mental attitude of repugnance" is from 1650s, from Middle French aversion and directly from Latin aversionem (nominative aversio), noun of action from past participle stem of aversus "turned away, backwards, behind, hostile," itself past participle of avertere (see avert). Earlier in the literal sense of "a turning away from" (1590s). Aversion therapy in psychology is from 1950.
aversion a·ver·sion (ə-vûr'zhən, -shən)
A fixed, intense dislike; repugnance, as of crowds.
A feeling of extreme repugnance accompanied by avoidance or rejection.