Ad*ver"sa*tive (#), a. [L. adversativus, fr. adversari.]

Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force.

-- Ad*ver"sa*tive*ly, adv.

 

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Ad*ver"sa*tive, n.

An adversative word.

Harris.

 

© Webster 1913.

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