noun. ['əˈvɔɪdəns'] deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening.
- turning away
- near thing
- lend oneself
Words that Rhyme with Avoidance
Example sentences of the word avoidance
1. Noun, singular or mass
The best defense against bear attack is avoidance.
Quotes containing the word avoidance
1. Whether you like it or not, you are committed to the human endeavor. I cannot ally myself with such a purely negative goal as avoidance of suffering. Suffering is a chance you take by the fact of being alive.
- William S. Burroughs, Letters to Allen Ginsberg, 1953-1957