Averse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈvɜːrs|  American pronunciation of the word averse
Brit.  |əˈvəːs|  British pronunciation of the word averse

adjective

- (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed(syn: antipathetic, antipathetical, indisposed, loath, loth)

averse to taking risks

Examples

...I'm not averse to broccoli if it's cooked right....

Jim is averse to using chemicals in the garden

Some banks are risk averse (=do not like taking a risk).

I was not averse to fighting with any boy who challenged me.

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