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Difference between Adverse and Averse

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Adverse is an adjective. Meanings: unfavourable; bad; difficult; unpleasant;
- The Antonym is favorable

Averse is an adjective. Meanings: reluctant; loath; disinclined; unenthusiastic
- The Antonym is inclined

Sample Usage

Adverse Examples:
1. Kiran's neighbours made adverse comments about her habit of feeding stray dogs.
2. The Chemistry Professor often spoke adversely about the other staff members.

Averse Examples:
1. The India Study Channnel members were averse to the Webmaster's decision to demote members to a lower level if they did not get the requisite number of points by year-end.
2. The hockey team was averse to having a foreign coach.

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