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Definition of Averse

Averse

  1. Turned away or backward.
  2. Having a repugnance or opposition of mind; disliking; disinclined; unwilling; reluctant.
  3. To turn away.

Averse Quotations

I won't say that I'm an agnostic, since agnosticism maintains that one cannot know... but I'm not averse to the idea of some intelligence or some organizing force that set up the initial conditions of the universe in such a way that ultimately generated stars, planets and life.
B. F. Skinner

Often confused with shyness, introversion does not imply social reticence or discomfort. Rather than being averse to social engagement, introverts become overwhelmed by too much of it, which explains why the introvert is ready to leave a party after an hour and the extravert gains steam as the night goes on.
Laurie Helgoe

I am not averse to politics, but that does not mean that I am going to join politics.
Rahul Gandhi

Republicans working in leadership and the trenches are largely old, white, male, out-of-touch, out of ideas, technology averse, and living in the past.
Mark McKinnon

Often we women are risk averse. I needed the push. Now, more than ever, young women need more seasoned women to provide that encouragement, to take a risk, to go for it. Once a glass ceiling is broken, it stays broken.
Jennifer Granholm
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Averse Translations

averse in Dutch is afkerig
averse in German is abgeneigt
averse in Norwegian is uvillig
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