averse - vocabulary



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averse - adjective

Strongly disinclined, a strong feeling of opposition, as in She was averse to taking the risk.

Note: Often used with the negative not, as in I am not averse to having yet another glass of fine pinot noir.
I've never downloaded a podcast, but I'm not averse to doing so. It's another thing I'm not up on.

—Mark Caro Chicago Tribune pop-culture writer and blogger
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