adversely

[ ad-vurs, ad-vurs ]SEE DEFINITION OF adversely
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVERSELY

It was referred to the Committee on the Public Lands and reported on adversely.

Mr. Round, however, has adversely criticised this conclusion.

"It wouldn't do to be adversely criticized by your boy," he thought.

Both the quality and the quantity of the crop were adversely affected.

Every article of the Settlement affected their interests most adversely.

Efficiency of operation is also adversely affected by a high labor turnover and the difficulty of finding qualified replacements.

He also did much work as a restorer, which has been adversely criticized.

I am far from believing that this will adversely affect the individual.

This case was decided the following year adversely to the plaintiffs.

The agricultural work of the nation had been adversely affected.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "contrary, opposing," from Old French avers (13c., Modern French adverse) "antagonistic, unfriendly, contrary, foreign" (e.g. gent avers "infidel race"), from Latin adversus "turned against, turned toward, fronting, facing," figuratively "hostile, adverse, unfavorable," past participle of advertere, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Related: Adversely.

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