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1. averse

adjective. ['əˈvɝːs'] (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed.

Synonyms

  • loath
  • disinclined
  • antipathetical
  • loth
  • antipathetic

Antonyms

  • well
  • willing
  • affirmative
  • amicable

Etymology

  • aversus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Averse

  • transverse
  • intersperse
  • biodiverse
  • reimburse
  • submerse
  • disperse
  • disburse
  • converse
  • reverse
  • rehearse
  • perverse
  • obverse
  • inverse
  • diverse
  • adverse
  • immerse
  • emerse
  • coerce
  • worse
  • terse
  • scearce
  • purse
  • perse
  • pers
  • perce
  • pearse
  • nurse
  • merce
  • kerce
  • kearse

Example sentences of the word averse


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you’re averse to extreme heat, the winter is the best time to visit.

2. Adjective
Cats are averse to the strong odor of vinegar and avoid areas where the vinegar smell is present.

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