adversely adv
"Your poem is too short," Tom said adversely.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • Adversely — Ad verse*ly (277), adv. In an adverse manner; inimically; unfortunately; contrariwise. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adversely — adv. Adversely is used with these verbs: ↑affect, ↑comment, ↑influence, ↑react, ↑respond …   Collocations dictionary

  • adversely — adv. unfavorably, antagonistically, for the worse; in a manner that works against …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adverse — adversely, adv. adverseness, n. /ad verrs , ad verrs/, adj. 1. unfavorable or antagonistic in purpose or effect: adverse criticism. 2. opposing one s interests or desire: adverse circumstances. 3. being or acting in a contrary direction; opposed… …   Universalium

  • add v — adversely adv, adore v …   English expressions

  • adverse — [[t]æ̱dvɜː(r)s, AM ædvɜ͟ːrs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Adverse decisions, conditions, or effects are unfavourable to you. The police said Mr Hadfield s decision would have no adverse effect on the progress of the investigation... Despite the… …   English dictionary

  • adverse — ad|verse [ˈædvə:s US ə:rs] adj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Early French advers, from Latin adversus, past participle of advertere; ADVERT] 1.) not good or favourable ▪ They fear it could have an adverse effect on global financial markets. ▪ Miller… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • verse n — The poet had written better poems, but he d also written verse. adversely adv, bed n, inverse adj …   English expressions

  • adverse — [ˈædvɜːs] adj not good, or likely to cause problems adverse weather conditions[/ex] an adverse reaction from the public[/ex] adversely adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • adverse — [ad vʉrs′, ədvʉrs; ad′vʉrs΄] adj. [ME < OFr avers, advers < L adversus, turned opposite to, pp. of advertere, ADVERT1] 1. moving or working in an opposite or contrary direction; opposed [adverse river currents] 2. unfavorable; harmful [the… …   English World dictionary

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