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aversion
used in Catch-22

5 uses
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Definition
dislike that leads to avoidance
  • To Sergeant Towser, who deplored violence and waste with equal aversion, it seemed like such an abhorrent extravagance to fly Mudd all the way across the ocean just to have him blown into bits over Orvieto less than two hours after he arrived.
    Chapter 10 — Wintergreen (62% in)
  • The other patients in the ward, all but the Texan, shrank from him with a tenderhearted aversion from the moment they set eyes on him the morning after the night he had been sneaked in.
    Chapter 17 — The Soldier in White (24% in)
  • Just why do you think,' he asked knowingly, 'that you have such a strong aversion to accepting a cigarette from me?
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (19% in)
  • 'Just why do you think you have such a morbid aversion to fish?' asked Major Sanderson triumphantly.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (21% in)
  • You have a morbid aversion to dying.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (84% in)

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