What does the word aversion mean?

Usage examples for aversion

  1. The poor seemed to be growing poorer- the difficulty of getting a fee became greater- the ladies seemed more and more determined to show their dislike and aversion. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  2. He had never ventured openly to avow his aversion for the army, but this hour, which took from him all shyness towards his father, also removed the seal from his lips. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  3. Why Mannhardt is Thought to have been Converted Mannhardt's friend, Mullenhoff, had an aversion to solar myths. – Modern Mythology by Andrew Lang