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Adverse or Averse?

Adverse and averse are two homophonic adjectives that are frequently confused. They sound similar, but they mean different things. Here’s the difference.

Adverse means unfavourable or preventing success

Adverse means unfavourable or even harmful — it describes something that gets in the way of something succeeding or developing in the right direction. For example:

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Amelia Zimmerman

Amelia Zimmerman

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