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Adverse - Merriam-Webster Online

8/19/2014
04:22 | Author: Samantha Price

Adverse
Adverse - Merriam-Webster Online

Acting against or in a contrary direction : hostile <hindered by adverse winds>. 2. a : opposed to one's interests <an adverse verdict> <heard testimony adverse.

: bad or unfavorable : not good.

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Adverse Define Adverse at Dictionary.com

6/18/2014
02:04 | Author: Jessica Kelly

Adverse
Adverse Define Adverse at Dictionary.com

Being or acting in a contrary direction; opposed or opposing: adverse winds. 4. opposite; confronting: the adverse page. Origin Expand. Middle English.

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late 14c., "contrary, opposing," from Old French avers (13c., Modern French adverse ) "antagonistic, unfriendly, contrary, foreign" (e.g. gent avers "infidel race"), from Latin adversus "turned against, turned toward, fronting, facing," figuratively "hostile, adverse, unfavorable," past participle of advertere, from ad- "to" (see ad- ) + vertere "to turn" (see versus ). Related: Adversely.

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Adverse - definition of adverse by The Free Dictionary

4/17/2014
12:06 | Author: Samantha Price

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Adverse - definition of adverse by The Free Dictionary

Contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable: adverse circumstances. 3. Moving in an opposite or opposing direction: adverse currents. 4.

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Adverse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2/16/2014
02:28 | Author: Lauren Wood

Adverse
Adverse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Adverse or adverse interest, in law, is anything that functions contrary to a party's interest. This word should not be confused with averse.

In property law, adverse possession refers to an interest in real property which is contrary to the in-fact owner of the property. For example, an easement may permit some amount of access to property which might otherwise constitute a trespass.

Adverse or adverse interest, in law, is anything that functions contrary to a party 's interest. This word should not be confused with averse.

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Adverse Synonyms, Adverse Antonyms

10/25/2014
06:30 | Author: Lauren Wood

Adverse
Adverse Synonyms, Adverse Antonyms

Synonyms for adverse at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Dictionary and Word of the Day.

Cells have evolved a particular response to stay alive in adverse conditions.

adverse late 14c., from O.Fr. avers (Mod.Fr. adverse), from L. adversus "turned against," thus "hostile," pp. of advertere, from ad- "to" + vertere "to turn" (see versus).

People experience adverse events at all kinds of workplaces all the time.

The relief this substance provides is temporary, but the adverse consequences of it's prolonged use endure much longer.

I'm not at all adverse to getting apologies.

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Still, the direction of these currently adverse trade winds should soon change.

You should save not only for retirement, but also for adverse income shocks.

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It's no secret that many people find gaming to be an unfeminine trait, so they raise their daughters to be adverse to gaming.

The adjectives adverse and averse are related both etymologically and semantically, each having “opposition” as a central sense. Adverse is seldom used of people but rather of effects or events, and it usually conveys a sense of hostility or harmfulness: adverse reviews; adverse winds; adverse trends in the economy. Related nouns are adversity and adversary: Adversities breed bitterness. His adversaries countered his every move. Averse is used of persons and means “feeling opposed or disinclined”; it often occurs idiomatically with a preceding negative to convey the opposite meaning “willing or agreeable,” and is not interchangeable with adverse in these contexts: We are not averse to holding another meeting. The related noun is aversion: She has a strong aversion to violence. Averse is usually followed by to, in older use occasionally by from.

Genes could also predict who will suffer from adverse reactions.

Boycotts have always had adverse impact on the boycotters as well as the target.

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