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Synonyms for adverse
ædˈvɜrs, ˈæd vɜrsad·verse

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adverse

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

    favorable, friendly, amicable, propitious, fortunate, lucky

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adverse, inauspicious, untowardadjective

    contrary to your interests or welfare

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

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

    favourable, favorable

  2. adverse, contraryadjective

    in an opposing direction

    "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"

    perverse, obstinate, untoward, inauspicious, wayward, contrary

    favourable, favorable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adverseadjective

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

  2. adverseadjective

    hostile, inimical, antagonistic

  3. adverseadjective

    unprosperous, untoward, unlucky, unfortunate, calamitous, disastrous

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  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. Leigh Russell:

    An Australian swimmer returning a positive result is both bitterly disappointing and embarrassing to our team, our sport and our country, the ASADA agreement requires Swimming Australia to maintain confidentiality until such time as either ASADA or the individual athlete release details of an adverse result.

  3. Mohamed El-Erian:

    The Fed's decision to hold off on a rate hike reflects the extent to which it is worried about further destabilization in global financial condition spilling back and undermining the U.S. recovery, they are reluctant to add to international financial fragility - and they wish to limit adverse spillback to the U.S. economy.

  4. Nancy Messonnier:

    I can tell you that my parents, who are in their 80s, are also nervous, we're studying these vaccines closely and our systems that can look for adverse events are incredibly robust. We are not seeing any worrisome signals. The only thing that we have seen is these severe allergic reactions.

  5. The FAO:

    Half of the forecast cut reflected dimmer expectations about maize crops in India and Ukraine, mostly due to adverse weather.

Translations for adverse

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  • معاكسArabic
  • противопоставящ се, неблагоприятен, враждебен, обратенBulgarian
  • widrig, gegnerischGerman
  • adverso, contrario, opuesto, desfavorableSpanish
  • nurja, vastakkainen, epäsuotuisaFinnish
  • défavorableFrench
  • meefoayroilManx
  • प्रतिकूलHindi
  • ostile, contrario, avversoItalian
  • לוואיHebrew
  • 不利なJapanese
  • ugunstig, motstående, uhensiktsmessigNorwegian
  • niekorzystny, niepomyślny, niesprzyjającyPolish
  • opus, advers, nefavorabil, opusă, ostilRomanian
  • противоположный, неблагоприятный, враждебныйRussian
  • tersTurkish
  • bất lợiVietnamese

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