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Synonyms for adverse
ædˈvɜrs, ˈæd vɜrs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adverse, inauspicious, untoward(adj)

    contrary to your interests or welfare

    "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"

    Synonyms:
    unseemly, indecorous, untoward, inauspicious, contrary, ill, unbecoming, uncomely, indecent, ominous, unfortunate

    Antonyms:
    favourable, favorable

  2. adverse, contrary(adj)

    in an opposing direction

    "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"

    Synonyms:
    perverse, obstinate, untoward, inauspicious, wayward, contrary

    Antonyms:
    favourable, favorable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adverse

    Synonyms:
    opposed to, unlucky, hard, hostile, antagonistic, unpropitious, opposite, conflicting, contrary, unfavorable

    Antonyms:
    favorable, friendly, amicable, propitious, fortunate, lucky

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adverse(a.)

    Synonyms:
    contrary, opposing, unpropitious, counteracting, conflicting, HEAD, not propitious

  2. adverse(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hostile, inimical, antagonistic

  3. adverse(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unprosperous, untoward, unlucky, unfortunate, calamitous, disastrous

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How to use adverse in a sentence?

  1. Doug Chan:

    Things got to the point where there were forced vaccinations of people in the San Franciscos Chinatown community with a vaccine that had not been fully tested, and it produced adverse reactions... they basically used the Chinese as human test subjects.

  2. Moon Jae-in:

    We will seek international cooperation as the measures will naturally have an adverse impact on the global economy.

  3. Robert Weiss:

    Our research shows that sea-level rise can significantly increase the tsunami hazard, which means that smaller tsunamis in the future can have the same adverse impacts as big tsunamis would today.

  4. Societe Generale:

    There is an official EBA stress test that checked the capital backing against very tough and adverse conditions and this showed there was no acute capital need at Deutsche Bank.

  5. Matthew Finn:

    We feel like they could more than satisfy their obligations in the event of an adverse outcome. It's been a strong performer but it's still extraordinarily inexpensive.


Translations for adverse

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  • معاكسArabic
  • враждебен, неблагоприятен, обратен, противопоставящ сеBulgarian
  • widrig, gegnerischGerman
  • contrario, desfavorable, opuesto, adversoSpanish
  • epäsuotuisa, nurja, vastakkainenFinnish
  • défavorableFrench
  • meefoayroilManx
  • प्रतिकूलHindi
  • avverso, contrario, ostileItalian
  • לוואיHebrew
  • 不利なJapanese
  • motstående, uhensiktsmessig, ugunstigNorwegian
  • niesprzyjający, niepomyślny, niekorzystnyPolish
  • advers, nefavorabil, opusă, ostil, opusRomanian
  • противоположный, враждебный, неблагоприятныйRussian
  • tersTurkish
  • bất lợiVietnamese

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    • B. trifling
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