Relating to or denoting a type of personality or behaviour characterized by the avoidance of intimacy or social interaction: he was also anxious, avoidant, and unable to manage conflict
More example sentences
- They're highly anxious, they're not avoidant, they're willing to discuss their problems.
- Their attachment to primary carers was classified as insecure/anxious or avoidant.
- People who are securely attached tend to display low anxiety, they're not avoidant and they get involved in relationships.
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