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  • as inuncompassionate
  • as inunpitying
  • as inunstirred
  • as inunsympathetic

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How to use aversive in a sentence

When a panel of people smelled the collection T-shirts, panelists found the body odor of people whose immune systems had been activated by the endotoxin to be more aversive than normal body odor.
WHAT YOUR BODY ODOR SAYS ABOUT YOUSARAH EVERTSJULY 21, 2021TIME
The take-home message is that if someone smells aversive, others may avoid being in close proximity, which is a pretty reasonable strategy for avoiding potential infections.
WHAT YOUR BODY ODOR SAYS ABOUT YOUSARAH EVERTSJULY 21, 2021TIME
We procrastinate on tasks we find “difficult, unpleasant, aversive or just plain boring or stressful.”
WHY DO WE PROCRASTINATE, AND HOW CAN WE STOP? EXPERTS HAVE ANSWERS.ANGELA HAUPTJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You feel this ripping apart psychologically and it’s incredibly corrosive and aversive.
HOW TO MANAGE YOUR GOAL HIERARCHY (EP. 458)STEVEN D. LEVITTAPRIL 15, 2021FREAKONOMICS
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 HISTORYB. F. RILEY
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