a reaction or response expressed by the avoidance or distress evoked by a distasteful, threatening, or otherwise objectionable stimulus.

AVERSION REACTION: "The child showed an aversive reaction to the mango juice when he or she spat it out on the table and said that it was disgusting."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AVERSION REACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aversion-reaction/ (accessed July 9, 2020).