adverse to

adverse to

(Hostile), adjective abhorrent to, against, antagonistic to, antipathetic to, at odds with, clashing, connlicting with, contra, contrary to, different, discordant to, hostile to, inimical to, opposed to, repugnant to

adverse to

(Unfavorable), adjective calamitous, disastrous, harmful, inopportune, unfortunate, unlucky, unpropitious
See also: contra, deviant
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And whoever shall fortify his town well, and shall have managed the other concerns of his subjects in the way stated above, and to be often repeated, will never be attacked without great caution, for men are always adverse to enterprises where difficulties can be seen, and it will be seen not to be an easy thing to attack one who has his town well fortified, and is not hated by his people.
Pennsylvania may not choose to confound her interests in a connection so adverse to her policy.
The oaths also which they take in an oligarchy ought to be contrary to what they now are; for, at present, in some places they swear, "I will be adverse to the common people, and contrive all I can against them;" whereas they ought rather to suppose and pretend the contrary; expressing in their oaths, that they will not injure the people.
Were the plan of the convention adverse to the public happiness, my voice would be, Reject the plan.
The list of the saved, as collected by the people of the whaler, is not vouched for as being absolutely correct, the circumstances having been adverse to investigation.
The ruling recognizes that the tax consequences of undervaluation can be adverse to the importer, but limits the application of section 1520(c) to those effects that are "squarely within the Customs realm.