aversiveness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aversive +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

aversiveness (uncountable)

  1. Quality or degree of being aversive.
    • 2015 August 15, “Expression of Emotional Arousal in Two Different Piglet Call Types”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0135414:
      The most common model contains two core affect dimensions: arousal, which quantifies the intensity of the response, and valence, which quantifies the aversiveness of the situation—ranging from a very positive (pleasurable) to a very negative (aversive) emotional state.