Pronunciation: (u-vûr'siv, -ziv), [key]
1. of or pertaining to aversion.
2. of or pertaining to aversive conditioning.
a reprimand, punishment, or agent, used in aversive conditioning: Antabuse is a commonly used aversive in the treatment of alcoholism.
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