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Definition of "averseness" []

  • The quality of being averse; opposition of mind; unwillingness. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "averseness" in a sentence
  • "Analysts say that this combination of factors, along with a general risk averseness among global investors, will continue to weigh down on the Indian rupee in the short-term."
  • "Observing her now to be softened, though not absolutely consoled, he rang the bell, and begged the servant, who answered it, to request his brother would order the coach immediately, as he was obliged to return home; 'And you, my love,' said he, 'shall accompany me; it will be the least exertion you can make in first breaking through your averseness to quit the house.'"
  • "Early the next morning Dr. Marchmont came to Etherington, and brought with him Lionel, by the express direction of his father, who never objected to admit the faulty to his presence; his hopes of doing good were more potent from kindness than from severity, from example than from precept: yet he attempted not to conquer the averseness of Mrs. Tyrold to an interview; he knew it proceeded not from an inexorable nature, but from"