How to use Adverse in a sentence as an adjective

School boards have been known to have adverse selection for dullness for more than a century.

- Dan says "I'm not sure why everyone is so adverse to page refreshes these days.

As a US citizen, if I lived outside the US and was summoned back for "questioning" by adverse parties, there's almost no reason I can imagine going.

Until this country has a social contract that's worth a damn, people are going to be very adverse to even the slightest setback.

Often, repealing them would have the unacceptable adverse consequence of giving up that benifit.

" Some adverse comments about the handling, but then he waves goodbye as "the volt head" cruises past the "petrol head".

The problem with chest-thumping-ego-driven-******** like this is that it is very fact-adverse and causes more problems than it solves.

It's too bad the article didn't touch on the adverse effect science journalists are having on science journalism.

Why is our industry so adverse to celebrating the art of clothing and in turn the aesthetics of the human form?Why is it OK to be wearing ill-fitting jeans and an oversized stained t-shirt from a tech conference?

>a high portion of freeway driving, which minimizes the opportunity for regenerative braking, are the most adverse conditions for any electric vehicleThat's a pretty nasty meme and it seems to be spreading.

The absence of live testimony and the absence of discovery are particularly limiting in this context - if you can't find out too much about what the adverse party is going to claim and if you can't get your hands on evidence he holds to rebut it, you may be severely prejudiced.

You've smoked pot with dozens of people and never seen one overdose or have adverse affects.

Unless current trends are reversed, there is a risk of stifling innovation, with adverse consequences for both developed and still developing countries.

Adverse definitions


contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"

See also: inauspicious untoward


in an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"

See also: contrary