Aversive



of or relating to aversion.
of or relating to aversive conditioning.
a reprimand, punishment, or agent, used in aversive conditioning:
Antabuse is a commonly used aversive in the treatment of alcoholism.
Contemporary Examples

That attitude has no doubt influenced whether these experiences are pleasurable or aversive.
Can Women Orgasm During Childbirth? Lizzie Crocker June 8, 2013

Historical Examples

Here he found a most congenial orbit, for his tastes were aversive to the rough and tumble of political strife.
Makers and Romance of Alabama History B. F. Riley

adjective
tending to dissuade or repel

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