antipathetic, antipathetical, averse(p), indisposed(p), loath(p), loth(p)(adj)
(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"
To turn away.
Having a repugnance or opposition of mind.
Turned away or backward.
Lying on the opposite side (to or from).
turned away or backward
having a repugnance or opposition of mind; disliking; disinclined; unwilling; reluctant
to turn away
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-vėrs′, adj. having a disinclination or hatred (with to; from is, however, still used): disliking: turned away from anything: turned backward; (her.) turned so as to show the back, as of a right hand.—n. Aversā′tion (obs.).—adv. Averse′ly.—n. Averse′ness. [L. aversus, turned away, pa.p. of avert-ĕre. See Avert.]
The numerical value of averse in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of averse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of averse in a Sentence
I am averse to that idea.
Long-term investors still have a risk-averse stance and it will persist for a while.
We saw some short-covering on value stocks the day before, but the market is still risk averse.
This is a risk-averse president who sets red lines he doesn’t enforce, there’s not a lot of inclination for heroic initiatives in what’s left.
With Trump picking fights on multiple fronts and no sides showing any willingness to back down, we may have to get used to this risk-averse environment in the near-term.
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