Day 5 - Adverse

Adverse (Adj) : Adversity (Noun), Adversely(Adverb)

  1. ​Negative and unpleasant; not likely to produce a good result.
  2. adverse change/circumstances/weather conditions



  • Lack of money will have an adverse effect on our research programme.
  • They have attracted strong adverse criticism.
  • This drug is known to have adverse side effects.


  • Her health was adversely affected by the climate.


  • courage in the face of adversity
  • He overcame many personal adversities.
  • patience in adversity


unfavourable, bad, poor, terrible


Good, pleasant

Root words

Adverse, Adversity, Adversely