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əˈvɜrsaverse

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  1. averseadjective

    Having a repugnance or opposition of mind.

    Synonyms:
    disliking, disinclined, loath, fromward, unwilling, reluctant

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  1. averse

    Reluctant (Latin re, back, and lucto, strive, struggle) signifies struggling against what one is urged or impelled to do, or is actually doing; averse (Latin a, from, and verto, turn) signifies turned away as with dislike or repugnance; loath (Anglo-Saxon lath, evil, hateful) signifies having a repugnance, disgust, or loathing for, tho the adjective loath is not so strong as the verb loathe. A dunce is always averse to study; a good student is disinclined to it when a fine morning tempts him out; he is indisposed to it in some hour of weariness. A man may be slow or backward in entering upon that to which he is by no means averse. A man is loath to believe evil of his friend, reluctant to speak of it, absolutely unwilling to use it to his injury. A legislator may be opposed to a certain measure, while not averse to what it aims to accomplish. Compare ANTIPATHY.

    Synonyms:
    backward, disinclined, indisposed, loath, opposed, reluctant, slow, unwilling

    Antonyms:
    desirous, disposed, eager, favorable, inclined, willing

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  1. averse

    Synonyms:
    hostile, disinclined, indisposed, repugnant, backward, unwilling, reluctant, loath

    Antonyms:
    ready, disposed, eager, prone, inclined, desirous

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  1. antipathetic, antipathetical, averse(p), indisposed(p), loath(p), loth(p)adjective

    (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed

    "antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"

    Antonyms:
    inclined(p)

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  1. averseadjective

    Synonyms:
    unwilling, disinclined, indisposed, reluctant, loath, backward, adverse, opposed

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  1. averseadjective

    Synonyms:
    disinclined, indisposed, reluctant, loath

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#6114opposed
#12026backward
#12170hostile
#14720reluctant
#19538unwilling
#43252averse
#55326repugnant
#78508loath
#119355disinclined
#120324disliking
#173035indisposed

How to use averse in a sentence?

  1. Takuya Takahashi:

    We saw some short-covering on value stocks the day before, but the market is still risk averse.

  2. Steve Nash:

    I’m not averse to seeing how they’re doing and where they’re at, but it’s not something that I’m, like I said the other day, refreshing my feed daily.

  3. Mat Oakley:

    None of the major European cities could cater for that kind of demand at the click of fingers or even with six months notice, the markets across Europe are pretty tight in terms of vacancy rates and lenders are so risk averse in terms of speculative office development that a bank would have to do a pre-let (commit to rent a property before it has been built), or buy a site.

  4. Shigemitsu Tsuruta:

    Long-term investors still have a risk-averse stance and it will persist for a while.

  5. Philippine Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay:

    I am averse to that idea.


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