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Definition 1: in an opposing direction - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adverse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adverse currents
  • a contrary wind

Synonyms for adverse in the sense of this definition

(adverse is similar to ...) (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose

"unfavorable winds"

Definition 2: contrary to your interests or welfare - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adverse or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for adverse in the sense of this definition

(adverse is similar to ...) not encouraging or approving or pleasing

"unfavorable conditions" "an unfavorable comparison" "unfavorable comments" "unfavorable impression"

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