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aversion

noun
     
a‧ver‧sion [singular, uncountable]
a strong dislike of something or someone [= hatred]
aversion to
Despite his aversion to publicity, Arnold was persuaded to talk to the press.
have an aversion to something
I have an aversion to housework.

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