Existential crisis in this reading is not an apprehension of reality, but a symptom of its avoidance.
But those who worked with Charles in advertising say that his avoidance of contact was not shyness, but a deliberate campaign.
She paused when her administrative assistant, Bryce, walked in, a look of disdain and avoidance on his youthful face.
The real advisers to the Ready for Hillary organization are almost comically precise in their avoidance of the term “campaign.”
There are also promising signs from my own research that some forms of “avoidance” behavior are on the wane.
Mrs. Standish was studious in her avoidance of him without appearance of open slight.
Much of the world's big mischief is due to the avoidance of a bigger one.
This strikes me as constituting a record in the avoidance of the scène-à-faire.
His frigidity froze most people if he chose; and avoidance was not difficult.
More important even than avoiding any mere educational shortcoming is the avoidance of moral shortcoming.