Word Meaning

Preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable

Part Of Speech:

Adjective

Synonyms:

Unfavourable   Disadvantageous   Inauspicious   Unpropitious   Unfortunate  

Antonyms:

Favourable   Beneficial   Positive   Friendly  

Sentences

  • He believed it would have adverse effect on business and trade in the community.

  • Despite the adverse blustery weather conditions, it was clear that Oxford had the edge.

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