aversive


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a·ver·sive

 (ə-vûr′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by using an unpleasant or punishing stimulus, as in techniques of behavior modification.

a·ver′sive·ly adv.
a·ver′sive·ness n.

aversive

(əˈvɜːsɪv)
adj
tending to dissuade or repel
aˈversively adv

a•ver•sive

(əˈvɜr sɪv, -zɪv)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to aversion.
2. of or pertaining to aversive conditioning.
n.
3. a reprimand, punishment, or agent used in aversive conditioning.
[1590–1600]
a•ver′sive•ly, adv.
a•ver′sive•ness, n.
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Adj.1.aversive - tending to repel or dissuade; "aversive conditioning"
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