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averse

Botany (of leaves, flowers, etc.) turned away from the main stem
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I insisted on my aversion to lying with my own brother, and she insisted upon its being impossible to bring him to consent to my going from him to England; and in this uncertainty we continued, not differing so as to quarrel, or anything like it, but so as not to be able to resolve what we should do to make up that terrible breach that was before us.
"Now, isn't that an unreasonable aversion? Fancy not liking such a dear, coaxingly, clingingly affectionate creature as a snake!"
I fell into the deepest dejection, believing that she had gone away, yet took no steps to resolve my doubt by inquiry of my landlady, to whom, indeed, I had taken an unconquerable aversion from her having once spoken of the girl with less of reverence than I thought befitting.
Possibly, some people might suspect him of a degree of under-bred pride; I have a sympathetic chord within that tells me it is nothing of the sort: I know, by instinct, his reserve springs from an aversion to showy displays of feeling - to manifestations of mutual kindliness.
He had no hope that had not long been my despair, no aversion that I had not accepted among the more or less comfortable conditions of the universe.
Synopsis: "The Psychoanalyst's Aversion to Proof" by Mark Solms (Science Director of the American Psychoanalytic Association, Research Chair of the International Psychoanalytical Association) is an important, serious and timely treatment of the major problem confronting psychoanalysis today.
The team tried to determine which type of moral strategy the participant was using -- inequity aversion (where people reciprocate because they want to seek fairness in outcomes); guilt aversion (where people reciprocate because they want to avoid feeling guilty); greed or moral opportunism .
(A) Inequity aversion - where people reciprocate because they want to seek fairness in outcomes),
shyshyHow Loss Aversion affects your love life !-- -- Loss Aversion is the human tendency to feel the impact of a loss twice as much as the impact of a gain.
Even Crazy Rich Asians -- the summer's blockbuster romantic comedy -- features an explicit nod to "loss aversion", a key concept in the field.
Patients tend to focus more strongly on the potential risk than the potential benefit; this is a phenomenon known as loss aversion bias.