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ad·verse

 (ăd-vûrs′, ăd′vûrs′)
adj.
1. Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic: adverse criticism.
2. Contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable: adverse circumstances.
3. Moving in an opposite or opposing direction: adverse currents.

[Middle English, from Old French advers, from Latin adversus, past participle of advertere, to turn toward : ad-, ad- + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·verse′ly adv.
ad·verse′ness n.

adverse

(ˈædvɜːs; ædˈvɜːs)
adj
1. antagonistic or inimical; hostile: adverse criticism.
2. unfavourable to one's interests: adverse circumstances.
3. contrary or opposite in direction or position: adverse winds.
4. (Botany) (of leaves, flowers, etc) facing the main stem. Compare averse2
[C14: from Latin adversus opposed to, hostile, from advertere to turn towards, from ad- to, towards + vertere to turn]
adˈversely adv
adˈverseness n

ad•verse

(ædˈvɜrs, ˈæd vɜrs)

adj.
1. unfavorable or antagonistic: adverse criticism.
2. opposing one's interests or wishes: adverse circumstances.
3. being in an opposite direction: adverse winds.
[1350–1400; < Anglo-French, Old French advers < Latin adversus hostile, past participle of advertere=ad- ad- + vertere to turn]
ad•verse′ly, adv.
ad•verse′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adverse - contrary to your interests or welfareadverse - contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
unfavorable, unfavourable - not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"
2.adverse - in an opposing directionadverse - in an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"
unfavorable, unfavourable - (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose; "unfavorable winds"

adverse

adjective
2. unfavourable, bad, threatening, hostile, unfortunate, unlucky, ominous, unfriendly, untimely, unsuited, ill-suited, inopportune, disadvantageous, unseasonable Despite the adverse conditions, the road was finished in just eight months.
3. negative, opposing, reluctant, hostile, contrary, dissenting, unwilling, unfriendly, unsympathetic, ill-disposed Wine lakes and butter mountains have drawn considerable adverse publicity.

adverse

adjective
1. Acting against or in opposition:
2. Tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult:
Translations
مُنَاوِئ، مُعَاد، مُعَاكِس
nepříznivý
fjendtlignegativugunstig
neikvæîur, óhagstæîur
nelaimėnepalankuspriešiškaipriešiškassunkus išmėginimas
naidīgsnelabvēlīgs
nepriaznivý

adverse

[ˈædvɜːs] ADJ [criticism, decision, effect, wind] → adverso, contrario; [conditions] → adverso, desfavorable
to be adverse toser contrario a, estar en contra de

adverse

[ˈædvɜːrs] adj [effect] → négatif/ive; [circumstances, conditions] → défavorable; [publicity] → mauvais(e); [reaction] → indésirable
Despite the adverse publicity, the new road went ahead → En dépit de la mauvaise publicité, la construction de la nouvelle route s'est poursuivie.
adverse to → hostile à
under adverse circumstances → dans des conditions défavorables
to have an adverse effect on sth → avoir un effet négatif sur qch
the adverse effects of smoking
BUT les effets nocifs de la cigarette.

adverse

adjungünstig; criticism, comment also, reactionnegativ, ablehnend; wind, conditions alsowidrig; effect alsonachteilig

adverse

[ˈædvɜːs] adj (criticism, decision, effect) → sfavorevole; (wind) → contrario/a
adverse to → contrario/a a
adverse weather conditions → condizioni atmosferiche avverse
in adverse circumstances → nelle avversità

adverse

(ˈӕdvəːs) adjective
unfavourable. adverse criticism.
ˈadversely adverb
adˈversity noun
misfortune or hardship.

adverse

a. desfavorable, adverso-a, contrario-a, opuesto-a;
___ effectsefectos ___;
___ reactionreacción ___.

adverse

adj adverso
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