Meaning of ADVERSE in English

adj opposite.

2. adverse ·vt to oppose; to resist.

3. adverse ·adj acting against, or in a contrary direction; opposed; contrary; opposite; conflicting; as, adverse winds; an adverse party; a spirit adverse to distinctions of caste.

4. adverse ·adj in hostile opposition to; unfavorable; unpropitious; contrary to one's wishes; unfortunate; calamitous; afflictive; hurtful; as, adverse fates, adverse circumstances, things adverse.

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