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averse vs adverse?

What is the difference between averse and adverse? Give me examples.
4 years ago
Asked 4 years ago
Lion

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averse: not like nor dislike something. adverse: not good
Answered 4 years ago
Janet

averse (to): (adj) opposed (to); always used after a verb; Ex.: "The government was averse to any changes in their policies." adverse: (adj) negative, unpleasant, unfavorable; usually used before a noun; Ex.: "They succeeded in climbing the mountain in spite of the adverse weather conditions."
Answered 4 years ago
Stu Pitt


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