Definition of averse:
- unwilling (part of speech: adjective)
- "Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion", G. A. Henty.
Fortunately he was overflowing with curiosity and not averse to lingering a while where anything of interest was to be seen or heard, and, as we were deemed perfectly safe under his care, no questions were asked when we got to the house, if we had been with him.- "Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
- "The Franco-German War of 1870-71", Count Helmuth, von Moltke.