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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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noun- Acting against or in a contrary direction; hostile. Also: opposed to one's interests. Also: Opposite in position.

Usage examples (8)
  • Adjective : adverse criticism. ,adverse circumstances. ,adverse winds. ,the adverse page
  • They are vulnerable to the fear tactics and the adverseness to change that is behind much of the opposition to
  • Back from the mid 70s on, there has been a certain culture of risk - adverseness to some extent in the CIA that was more or less started by the Church-Pike hearings, and...
  • If you are not able to put up a wager, you will be discouraged and prostrated by the adverseness of circumstances. for more
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