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- Exhibiting avoidance
avoidant (plural avoidants)
- A person who exhibits avoidance.
2011, Samuel Barondes, Making Sense of People, page 46:
- But unlike schizoids, with whom they are sometimes confused, avoidants are actually eager to socialize. The reason they hang back is their worry that they are personally unappealing […]