Origin of adverse
Examples from the Web for adversely
Others told us it adversely affected their career opportunities.
I worry that these forces are nudging our kids towards behaviors that could adversely impact them down the road.Teen Pregnancies Drop a Whopping 52 Percent in Two Decades|Joshua DuBois|December 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Plus, “shareholders may be adversely affected by lack of regular shareholder meetings and no voting rights.”
However, bad weather can adversely affect the incumbent party, some studies show.
That could adversely affect fish and marine life, which could in turn have an impact on people.
The preliminaries of peace were discussed in parliament on the 17th, and almost every article was adversely criticised.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
This case was decided the following year adversely to the plaintiffs.
Their results have not been disputed so often, nor has the manner in which they were fought been so often adversely criticised.
Both the quality and the quantity of the crop were adversely affected.Inorganic Plant Poisons and Stimulants|Winifred E. Brenchley
Such a state of affairs not only adversely affected the soldiers but the poor civilian prisoners as well.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
British Dictionary definitions for adversely
Word Origin for adverse
Word Origin and History for adversely
late 14c., "contrary, opposing," from Old French avers (13c., Modern French adverse) "antagonistic, unfriendly, contrary, foreign" (e.g. gent avers "infidel race"), from Latin adversus "turned against, turned toward, fronting, facing," figuratively "hostile, adverse, unfavorable," past participle of advertere, from ad- "to" (see ad-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Related: Adversely.