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Synonyms of adverse in English:


  • 1 the plane crashed into a lake in adverse weather conditions
    disagreeable, unpleasant, bad, poor, terrible, dreadful, dire, wretched, nasty, hostile
    [Antonyms] favourable
  • 2 the company knew of the drug's adverse side effects
    [Antonyms] beneficial
  • 3 the military feared an adverse response from the American public
    [Antonyms] positive, friendly
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