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Found 3 items, similar to averse.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: averse enggan, ewa, menentang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: averse averse adj : (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed; “antipathetic to new ideas”; “averse to taking risks”; “loath to go on such short notice”; “clearly indisposed to grant their request” [syn: antipathetic, antipathetical, averse(p), indisposed(p), loath(p), loth(p)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Averse Averse \A*verse"\, a. [L. aversus, p. p. of avertere. See Avert.] 1. Turned away or backward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The tracks averse a lying notice gave, And led the searcher backward from the cave. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a repugnance or opposition of mind; disliking; disinclined; unwilling; reluctant. [1913 Webster] Averse alike to flatter, or offend. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Men who were averse to the life of camps. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Pass by securely as men averse from war. --Micah ii. 8. [1913 Webster] Note: The prevailing usage now is to employ to after averse and its derivatives rather than from, as was formerly the usage. In this the word is in agreement with its kindred terms, hatred, dislike, dissimilar, contrary, repugnant, etc., expressing a relation or an affection of the mind to an object. [1913 Webster] Syn: Averse, Reluctant, Adverse. Usage: Averse expresses an habitual, though not of necessity a very strong, dislike; as, averse to active pursuits; averse to study. Reluctant, a term of the of the will, implies an internal struggle as to making some sacrifice of interest or feeling; as, reluctant to yield; reluctant to make the necessary arrangements; a reluctant will or consent. Adverse denotes active opposition or hostility; as, adverse interests; adverse feelings, plans, or movements; the adverse party. [1913 Webster] Averse \A*verse"\, v. t. & i. To turn away. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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