adversely adversely  /æd ˈvɜrs li/


  • (adv) in an adverse manner


  1. Meditation, Diet and Exercise are all adversely affected, for me, when distracted by my surroundings.
  2. But many of these ideas are controversial and face significant opposition from members and Senators representing areas where local companies or hospitals might be adversely impacted.


  • Free Sunday parking coming two weeks early to some Chicago wards

    Parts of a dozen Chicago wards will get free parking this Sunday, two weeks ahead of schedule. The only question is, how long the freebie will last. As many as 15 aldermen have talked about repealing the political sweetener negotiated by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in exchange for a longer parking day. They’re concerned that free Sunday parking would adversely impact neighborhood commercial strips. But ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times


  1. came as Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, in a speech at Georgetown University's law school, said the housing market correction is persisting for longer than expected and appears likely to "continue to adversely impact our economy,...
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Henry Paulson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Many players are named. Their reputations have been adversely affected, probably forever, even if it turns out down the road that they should not have been," Donald Fehr said.
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Donald Fehr Source: CNN

  3. "If Russia does not step back from its aggressive posture and actions in Georgia, the US-Russian relationship could be adversely affected for years to come," Mr Gates said.
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: Times Online

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