[ uh-vur-siv, -ziv ]
/ əˈvɜr sɪv, -zɪv /
a reprimand, punishment, or agent, used in aversive conditioning: Antabuse is a commonly used aversive in the treatment of alcoholism.
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OTHER WORDS FROM aversivea·ver·sive·ly, adverba·ver·sive·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for aversiveness
/ (əˈvɜːsɪv) /
tending to dissuade or repel
Derived forms of aversiveaversively, adverb
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