What does adversative mean?

adversative meaning in General Dictionary

An adversative term

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  • articulating contrariety resistance or antithesis as an adversative conjunction but nonetheless yet etc an adversative power
  • revealing antithesis or opposition
  • Expressing contrariety, resistance, or antithesis; because, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative power.
  • An adversative term.

adversative meaning in General Dictionary

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

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  • (n.) An adversative term.