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not inclined or willing to do or undertake

Synonyms for averse

(usually followed by 'to') strongly opposed

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Mr Shinwari said that the association was not averse to adopting new computerised system but insisted that the Customs offices at Torkham were not adequately equipped with such facilities.
The Sri Lankan central bank has said that it was not averse to rate hikes should conditions warrant such a decision.
McGovern also said that they were not averse to importing and drinking the southern beverage of preference, grape wine, though sometimes mixed with local ingredients.
The same percentage of Newcastle businesses view the private sector as too risk averse.
Whoever at Hodder put this compilation together they were not averse to a little gentle subversion for--if the National Curriculum allowed such things--it would be fun to wander into a recalcitrant Year 9 class and quote Oscar Wilde's brief entry--'Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Battling and von Siemens (2005) derive optimal incentive contracts for risk, inequality, and behindness averse agents in a moral hazard setting.
Partners who are risk averse (seeking) are more likely to assess a lower (higher) likelihood of retaining a risky audit client.
MJ (Kirsten Dunst) keeps putting the sing into swing while even Peter Parker's love rival Harry - still mourning the loss of his father GreenGoblin/NormanOsborn - is not averse to doing The Twist while cooking an omelette
Numerous reports have highlighted the burdens faced by students who borrow large sums, but less is known about students who are averse to borrowing.
The LAUSD has long been averse to change and genuine self-improvement.
If you're risk averse," Boehm says, "avoid going to the beach during spring tides, and particularly during spring ebb tides.
Exploratory tests suggest that Indonesian households are indeed quite risk averse because of subsistence constraints.
Resolutely averse to romanticizing Papuans or sugar-coating their own position, Villevoye and Dietvorst destroy the lingering illusion of New Guinea as an intact bit of prehistory.
For employees who are 'therapy averse,' EAP counselling may be viewed more as a form of 'coaching' or 'guidance counselling.
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.