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Synonyms for adverse
ædˈvɜrs, ˈæd vɜrsad·verse

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. adverse

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

    favorable, friendly, amicable, propitious, fortunate, lucky

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  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. James Spiotto:

    This could have a very adverse effect on the use of special revenues all over.

  2. Al Bochi:

    Remember that drinking a sugary beverage every once in a while will not directly cause adverse health effects, providing yourself permission to enjoy all beverages while being mindful with how it fits into your overall healthy eating pattern is the key to a healthy relationship with food.

  3. Rochelle Zook:

    Our immediate thoughts are with the bereaved family. We closely monitor all such events and collect relevant information to share with global regulatory authorities. Based on ongoing safety reviews performed by Pfizer, BioNTech and health authorities, BNT162b2 retains a positive benefit-risk profile for the prevention of COVID-19 infections. Serious adverse events, including deaths that are unrelated to the vaccine, are unfortunately likely to occur at a similar rate as they would in the general population.

  4. David Wilcox:

    The most worrisome development lately is we now seem to be at much more heightened risk of financial markets becoming an amplifier of the adverse dynamics are going on.

  5. Lawrence Summers:

    I think to suppose that some kind of relenting on an inflation target will be a salvation would be a costly error that would ultimately have adverse efforts, as it did in a spectacular way during the 1970s, for real economies and working people everywhere.

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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