[ US /əˈvɝs/ ]
[ UK /ɐvˈɜːs/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
    clearly indisposed to grant their request
    antipathetic to new ideas
    loath to go on such short notice
    averse to taking risks
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How To Use averse In A Sentence

  • Who knew breaking up with Ted would so aversely affect her story-lines. How I Became Disappointed With HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER | the TV addict
  • I thought maybe my family would like it too (little did I realize back then just how much my family does not care for Indian food), and so I made it for them, increasing the mustard seeds but massively reducing the pepper flakes for my heat-averse mother (I did not know to sub in paprika then). Tried & True Goan Style Vindaloo
  • For the fondness or averseness of the child to some servants, will at any time let one know, whether their love to the baby is uniform and the same, when one is absent, as present. Pamela
  • The bonus of having to traverse a network of constantly changing roads?
  • Vehicles would move to ‘points of domination’ (the intersections) to maximize the ability to traverse the turret and use the CITV.
  • The criticism of our time ... is indissociable from an investigation and experience of its transcendental field (s), of the (impersonal) tendencies and haecceities which traverse it, as well as the potentialities, utopian ones perhaps, with which our present can be composed. The Skeptic's Field Guide
  • At 3.1 kilometers, this dive is the longest underwater traverse of two cave systems in the world.
  • There are other fault lines that traverse the earth. THE EARTH: An Intimate History
  • All told, we'd traversed some forty-eight miles, paddling and portaging.
  • The three rivers can become impassable after rain, and trampers usually traverse west to east, so that the river wades are predictable at the time of departure.
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