Avocation and Job


Avocation noun - An activity outside of one's regular occupation that is engaged in primarily for pleasure.
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Synonyms for Avocation

Job is an antonym for avocation.


Job noun - An assignment at which one regularly works for pay.
Usage example: a high-paying job as a banker

Avocation is an antonym for job in employment topic.

Nearby Word: jobless

Both words in one sentence

  • Deliberate Values Dissonance: A mild example; Leopold refers to Kate's market research job as a "fine avocation for a woman" and does not realize how condescending and sexist that sounds in the 21st century.
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