Aversation Av`er*sa"tion, n. [L. aversatio, fr. aversari to turn away, v. intens. of avertere. See {Avert}.] A turning from with dislike; aversion. [Obs.or Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Some men have a natural aversation to some vices or virtues, and a natural affection to others. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • aversation — noun ( s) Etymology: Latin aversation , aversatio, from aversatus (past participle of aversari to turn away, from aversus) + ion , io ion 1. obsolete : an act of turning away : estrangement 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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