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  • noun Plural form of aversion.

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Examples

  • Of appetites and aversions, some are born with men; as appetite of food, appetite of excretion, and exoneration (which may also and more properly be called aversions, from somewhat they feel in their bodies), and some other appetites, not many.

    Leviathan

  • Of appetites and aversions, some are born with men, as appetite of food, appetite of excretion, and exoneration, which may also and more properly be called aversions from somewhat they feel in their bodies; and some other appetites, not many.

    Chapter VI. Of the Interior Beginnings of Voluntary Motions, Commonly Called the Passions; and the Speeches by Which They Are Expressed

  • Of appetites and aversions, some are born with men; as appetite of food, appetite of excretion, and exoneration (which may also and more properly be called aversions, from somewhat they feel in their bodies), and some other appetites, not many.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • The fact that I had learned to develop a positive taste for clams and an aversion to oysters, and Claire had learned to develop a positive taste for God and an aversion to angels, illustrates how it is possible for us to develop prejudices and aversions that are based on experience rather than on the intrinsic nature and reality of the substances or concepts in question.

    The Sacred Promise

  • But because Aspergians can express themselves in words, they have more ways to deal with their aversions or indulge their interests.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • Aspergians can often find a way to deal with their aversions and interests, either through accommodation or behavioral modification.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • But because Aspergians can express themselves in words, they have more ways to deal with their aversions or indulge their interests.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • The fact that I had learned to develop a positive taste for clams and an aversion to oysters, and Claire had learned to develop a positive taste for God and an aversion to angels, illustrates how it is possible for us to develop prejudices and aversions that are based on experience rather than on the intrinsic nature and reality of the substances or concepts in question.

    The Sacred Promise

  • Older children eat reluctantly and slowly, don't grow as quickly as expected, develop seemingly irrational aversions to certain foods, and may have trouble sleeping.

    About Eosinophilic Disorders

  • Aspergians can often find a way to deal with their aversions and interests, either through accommodation or behavioral modification.

    The Kitchen Daughter

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