Turned away esp as a manifestation of experience additionally offended unpropitious
- of Avert
- Turned away, esp. as an expression of sensation; also, offended; unpropitious.
(imp. & p. p.) of Avert
- (a.) Turned away, esp. as an expression of sensation; in addition, offended; unpropitious.
The decease of Prince Alexander left the house of Orange without a direct heir male, but the prospect of a disputed succession had fortunately been averted by the marriage of the king in 1879 with the princess Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont.