- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||strongly opposed or disinclined; unwilling (usu. fol. by to).
She was averse to lending her son any more money.I'm not averse to dancing; I'm just not very good at it.
- indisposed, opposed, resistant
- avid, inclined
- similar words:
- antipathetic, contrary, hostile, loath, reluctant, unwilling
||aversely (adv.), averseness (n.)