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aversive

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adjective aver·sive \ə-ˈvər-siv, -ziv\

Definition of aversive

  1. :  tending to avoid or causing avoidance of a noxious or punishing stimulus <behavior modification by aversive stimulation>

aver·sive·ly adverb
aver·sive·ness noun


1923

First Known Use of aversive

1923


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aversive

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adjective aver·sive \ə-ˈvər-siv, -ziv\

Medical Definition of aversive

  1. :  tending to avoid or causing avoidance of a noxious or punishing stimulus <behavior modification by aversive conditioning>

  2. aver·sive·ly adverb
    aver·sive·ness noun




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