from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Extreme dislike or aversion.
- n. Logic The relationship of contradictory terms; inconsistency.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. extreme aversion, repulsion
- n. contradiction, inconsistency, incompatibility, incongruity; an instance of such.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or condition of being repugnant; opposition; contrariety; especially, a strong instinctive antagonism; aversion; reluctance; unwillingness, as of mind, passions, principles, qualities, and the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Opposition; conflict; resistance, in a physical sense.
- n. Mental opposition or antagonism; positive disinclination (to do or suffer something); in a general sense, aversion.
- n. Contradictory opposition; in logic, disagreement; inconsistency; contradiction; the relation of two propositions one of which must be true and the other false; the relation of two characters such that every individual must possess the one and lack the other.
- n. Synonyms Hatred, Dislike, etc. (see antipathy), backwardness, disinclination. See list under aversion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
- n. intense aversion
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