averse


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Synonyms for averse

Synonyms for averse

not inclined or willing to do or undertake

Synonyms for averse

(usually followed by 'to') strongly opposed

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The Sri Lankan central bank has said that it was not averse to rate hikes should conditions warrant such a decision.
We just don't know the one switch that made some of us very technology adept and others technology averse," he said.
Japanese insurers tend to be more averse to risk than their counterparts in other parts of the world.
In its extreme manifestation, many economic decisionmakers not only become risk averse but attempt to disengage from all risk.
Even when his character is straight, Law's not averse to throwing a curve.
Picture the average college computer garner: male, caffeine-addled, and averse to strong sunlight, right?
GERARD HOULLIER wouldn't be too pleased if a photographer found his way into the Liverpool changing rooms after today's game but players haven't always been averse to going before the lens during bath time.
Not the least is that the CIA is out to get Ballasar, and Malone is not averse to helping them for personal reasons of revenge.
By attempting to sell Sidcup tap water in bottles, Coca-Cola is showing that it is averse to taking a risk with new ideas.
The professors suggest that market makers--who earn money by buying low from one investor and selling high to another--become less active or more averse to risk and that this, in turn, affects market prices.
I am extremely averse to any idea that could possibly lead to anything but wholehearted devotion to the Catholic school system.
Lewitzky, who died July 16 at age 88, will be remembered for many achievements: as Lester Horton's one-time muse and colleague (see "Dancescape," DM, June, page 97), as a leader in dance education, for keeping a company afloat for 30 years in a city averse to modern dance.
Indeed those companies that had to pay down debt under duress typically become highly averse to borrowing even alter their balance sheets were repaired.
He said that they were not averse to adopting the accoutrements of southern or central Europeans, drinking their preferred beverages out of imported and often ostentatiously grand vessels.
Summary: The Indian rupee hit a fresh lifetime low against the dollar, as risk averse global investors drowned out central bank efforts to stem the currency's slide.