HyperDic: adverse

English > 2 senses of the word adverse:
ADJECTIVEalladverse, inauspicious, untowardcontrary to your interests / interests or welfare
alladverse, contraryin an opposing direction
adverse > pronunciation
Soundsaedver's; ae'dver.s; ahdver's
Rhymesaverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > adverse: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcontrary to your interests / interests or welfare.
Example"adverse circumstances"
Synonymsinauspicious, untoward
Broaderunfavorable, unfavourablenot encouraging or approving or pleasing
Spanishadverso, opuesto, perjudicial
Nounsadversitya stroke of ill fortune
adversitya state of misfortune or affliction
Adverbsadverselyin an adverse manner
English > adverse: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn an opposing direction.
Example"adverse currents"
Broaderunfavorable, unfavourable(of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose

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