- Disinclined or reluctant to take risks: risk-averse investorsMore example sentences
- Australian voters are naturally very risk-averse, and will not rush headlong into a change of government.
- Electorates are generally risk-averse, upholding the status quo unless they are thoroughly convinced that change is needed.
- Editors, like many managers, tend towards risk-averse behavior.
More definitions of risk-averseDefinition of risk-averse in:
- The US English dictionary