Aversive meaning

ə-vûr'sĭv, -zĭv
(psychology, countable) An unpleasant stimulus intended to induce a change in behaviour.
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Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by using an unpleasant or punishing stimulus, as in techniques of behavior modification.
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Characterized by aversion.
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Designating or having to do with conditioning, therapy, etc. intended to produce an aversion to a certain kind of undesirable behavior.
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Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by using an unpleasant or punishing stimulus, as in techniques of behavior modification.
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Tending to repel, causing avoidance (of a situation, a behaviour, an item, etc),
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(grammar, uncountable) A grammatical case indicating that something is avoided or feared; the evitative case.
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