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This from the young gentleman whose averseness to underhand ways is extolled so cordially by Lady Shelley!

It is the principal part of this art, to keep off loathing and averseness, and to keep up readiness and delight.

This averseness to labour is sinful, when it is a voluntary backwardness to that labour which is our duty.

Drown not your hearts in worldly business or delights; for these breed a loathing, and averseness, and weariness of holy things.

Now, whence proceeds such an invincible averseness to that opinion in so many men of sense?


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to averseness, such as: aversion, disinclination, dislike, distaste, indisposition, and loathing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.