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adj. clearly contrary, such as an adverse party being the one suing you. An adverse interest in real property is a claim against the property, such as an easement.
adverse(Hostile), adjective antagonistic, deprecatory, disagreeable, discordant, disinclined, dissuasive, fractious, inauspicious, indisposed, inimical, intolerant, opposed, recalcitrant, renitent, repugnant, resistive, restive, uncooperative, unfriendly, unreconciled, untoward, unwilling
Associated concepts: adverse claim, adverse effect, adverse enjoyment of property, adverse interest, adverse possession, adverse use, adverse user, adverse witness
Foreign phrases: Longa possessio parit jus possidendi, et tollit actionem vero domino.Long possession creates the right of possession, and ripens into a right of action against the real owner.
adverse(Negative), adjective afflictive, calamitous, catastrophic, corrosive, deleterious, destructive, dire, disadvantageous, disastrous, disserviceable, dreadful, harmful, hurtful, injurious, insalubrious, malefic, maleficient, prejudicial, ruinous, scatheful, unadvisable, unfortunate
Associated concepts: adverse determination of the court, adderse effect, adverse holding of the court, adverse interest
adverse(Opposite), adjective adversus, antipodal, antithetical, antonymous, at variance, conflicting, conflictive, contradictory, contradistinct, contrapositive, contrarious, contrarius, contrary, contrastable, counter, counteractive, diametrically opposite, irreconcilable, obverse, reverse
Associated concepts: adverse action, adverse party
See also: antipathetic, averse, competitive, contradictory, contrary, deleterious, detrimental, disadvantageous, discordant, disinclined, hostile, inadvisable, inauspicious, incompatible, inimical, malevolent, noxious, ominous, opposite, pernicious, plight, regrettable, reluctant, renitent, repugnant, unfavorable, unpropitious