aversive definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing avoidance of something, scenario, or behavior with an embarrassing or punishing stimulation, as in methods of behavior customization.
    • maintaining repel, causing avoidance (of a predicament, a behaviour, a product, etc),
    • Avoidance that may be taught by using stimulus that either punish or reinforces.
    • Causing avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior by utilizing an unpleasant or punishing stimulation, such as techniques of behavior adjustment.
    • Tending to repel, causing avoidance (of a scenario, a behaviour, an item, etc),
    • of or regarding aversion.
    • Avoidance which can be taught by using stimulus that either punish or reinforces.
    • exhibiting avoidance or causing avoidance.
    • maintaining repel or dissuade
    • of or with respect to aversion.
    • exhibiting avoidance or causing avoidance.
    • tending to repel or dissuade
  • noun:
    • A grammatical situation indicating that anything is averted or feared; the evitative case.
    • a distressing stimulus meant to cause a change in behavior.
    • A grammatical case suggesting that some thing is averted or feared; the evitative case.
    • An unpleasant stimulation meant to cause a change in behavior.
  • others:
    • Averse; switching away.
    • Averse; turning away.

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