adversative definition

  • adjective:
    • Expressing antithesis or resistance: the adversative combination but.
    • revealing opposition or huge difference.
    • Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; ); an adversative force.
    • articulating antithesis or opposition
  • noun:
    • A word that expresses antithesis or opposition.
    • Something, specifically a clause or combination, which will be adversative.
    • An adversative term.
    • A word or idea denoting contrariety or resistance.
  • others:
    • Expressing difference, contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: because, an adversative combination.
    • Of bad nature; inimical.

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