aversive

[uh-vur-siv, -ziv]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to aversion.
2.
of or pertaining to aversive conditioning.
noun
3.
a reprimand, punishment, or agent, used in aversive conditioning: Antabuse is a commonly used aversive in the treatment of alcoholism.

Origin:
1590–1600; avers(ion) + -ive

aversively, adverb
aversiveness, noun
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aversive (əˈvɜːsɪv)
 
adj
tending to dissuade or repel
 
a'versively
 
adv

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Example sentences
Favorite of people who are aversive to sharp colors and unambiguous articulations.
Relaxation and exposure to aversive stimuli ameliorate many such disorders, even if the ultimate cause is unknown.
For people with bipolar disorder, thoughts can race so quickly that the manic feeling becomes aversive.
Expect a huge number of future false positives in our increasingly risk-aversive society, including tornado predictions.
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