Synonyms of adverse in English:
3 an adverse response from the public
hostile, unfavorable, antagonistic, unfriendly, ill-disposed, negative
[Antonyms] positive, friendly
Choose the right word
Adverse means 'hostile, unfavorable, opposed,' and is usually applied to situations, conditions, or events—not to people: steering control is maintained even under adverse driving conditions. Averse is related in origin and also has the sense of 'opposed,' but is usually employed to describe a person's attitude: I would not be averse to making the repairs myself. See also hostile
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.