Adversative(a.) Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force.
Adversative(n.) An adversative word.
Adverse(a.) Acting against, or in a contrary direction; opposed; contrary; opposite; conflicting; as, adverse winds; an adverse party; a spirit adverse to distinctions of caste.
Adverse(a.) In hostile opposition to; unfavorable; unpropitious; contrary to one's wishes; unfortunate; calamitous; afflictive; hurtful; as, adverse fates, adverse circumstances, things adverse.
Adverse(v. t.) To oppose; to resist.
Adversely(adv.) In an adverse manner; inimically; unfortunately; contrariwise.
Adverseness(n.) The quality or state of being adverse; opposition.
Adversion(n.) A turning towards; attention.
Adversities(pl. ) of Adversity
Adversity(n.) Opposition; contrariety.
Words within adverseness