Definitions for aversiveəˈvɜr sɪv, -zɪv
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a•ver•siveəˈvɜr sɪv, -zɪv(adj.)
of or pertaining to aversion.
of or pertaining to aversive conditioning.
(n.)a reprimand, punishment, or agent used in aversive conditioning.
Origin of aversive:
tending to repel or dissuade
A grammatical case indicating that something is avoided or feared; the evitative case.
An unpleasant stimulus intended to induce a change in behaviour.
Tending to repel, causing avoidance (of a situation, a behaviour, an item, etc),
Avoidance that can be taught through the use of stimulus that either punish or reinforces.
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