AVERSION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of aversion
Definition:
n. firm dislike; turning away; avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because of dislike
Example:
Risk aversion is one of the most serious problems and largest cost of our human space flight.
Sentence in Classic:
He had made a very considerable fortune in the States, and his reason for leaving them was his aversion to the negroes, and his dislike of the Republican policy in extending the franchise to them.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
When she saw once more those composed gestures, heard that shrill, childish, and sarcastic voice, her aversion for him extinguished her pity for him, and she felt only afraid, but at all costs she wanted to make clear her position.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Even the memories, the impressions, the thoughts of this body awakened in him now the same aversion as the body itself.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That old, double look was on me for a moment; and then his eyes darkened with a frown, as it turned, in its aversion, elsewhere.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
He had no occasion to say after that that he had conceived an aversion for my patron, neither had I occasion to confess my own.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Farming details did not arouse any aversion in him; he used even to dream with pleasure of work on the land, but at this time his brain was swarming with other ideas.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
So that, thinking I had seen enough, full of contempt and aversion, I got up, and pursued the beaten road, hoping it might direct me to the cabin of some Indian.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Now the mental excitement had worn itself out and collapsed, and she was aware only of the physical aversion.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
He covered with scorn, aversion, and disgust every one who had once crossed the legal threshold of evil.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He never talked to her much, but he looked at her a good deal, and she felt sure that he did not regard her with aversion.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
I suspected that he had an aversion for me, but still I went on going to see him, not being quite certain of it.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context