- adverse ► ADJECTIVE ▪ harmful; unfavourable.DERIVATIVES adversely adverb.USAGE A common error is to use adverse instead of averse, as in I am not adverse to helping out , rather than the correct form I am not averse to helping out.ORIGIN Latin adversus 'against, opposite' , from advertere 'turn to' .
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adversely — UK US /ˈædvɜːsli/ adverb ► in a way that is harmful or likely to cause problems: »Cancellations and delays may continue to adversely affect the airline s financial performance … Financial and business terms
Adversely — Ad verse*ly (277), adv. In an adverse manner; inimically; unfortunately; contrariwise. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
adversely — index unwillingly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
adversely — adv. Adversely is used with these verbs: ↑affect, ↑comment, ↑influence, ↑react, ↑respond … Collocations dictionary
adversely — adverb in an adverse manner she was adversely affected by the new regulations • Derived from adjective: ↑adverse … Useful english dictionary
adversely — adverb see adverse … New Collegiate Dictionary
adversely — See adverse. * * * … Universalium
adversely — adverb In an adverse manner … Wiktionary
adversely — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unfavorably, negatively, with prejudice, skeptically, resentfully, with scarce sympathy, without sympathy, unsympathetically, coolly, with a jaundiced eye, with a cold eye; see also unfavorably … English dictionary for students
adversely — adv. unfavorably, antagonistically, for the worse; in a manner that works against … English contemporary dictionary