avoidant

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a·void·ant

 (ə-void′nt)
adj.
Tending to avoid or shun something, especially as a means of coping with anxiety or stress: risk-avoidant behavior; therapies aimed at socially avoidant children.

avoidant

(əˈvɔɪdənt)
adj
(of behaviour) demonstrating a tendency to avoid intimacy or interaction with others