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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 dissuade or repel
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a•ver•sive(əˈvɜr sɪv, -zɪv)
1. of or pertaining to aversion.
2. of or pertaining to aversive conditioning.n.
3. a reprimand, punishment, or agent used in aversive conditioning.
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|Adj.||1.||aversive - tending to repel or dissuade; "aversive conditioning"|
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