averse vs adverse?

What is the difference between averse and adverse? Give me examples.
8 years ago
Asked 8 years ago

Like it on Facebook, +1 on Google, Tweet it or share this question on other bookmarking websites.

Sponsored links
averse: not like nor dislike something. adverse: not good
Answered 8 years ago

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 8 years ago
Stu Pitt

Please register/login to answer this question.  Click here to login