becoming or acting in a contrary way; compared or opposing in place or training course; other; confronting: mostly utilized of upsetting or hostile opposedness, but occasionally of simple resistance in room.
Antagonistic in function or impact; contrary; dangerous; inimical: since, an adverse party; undesirable critique.
Opposing desire; unlike the wishes or to supposed great; ergo, regrettable; calamitous; unprosperous: as, damaging fate or situations.
In botany, turned toward the axis: the opposite of averse, but hardly ever used. See anatropous.