Make Your Editor Cry: Adverse, Averse
An “adverse” effect prevents your success or progress toward a goal, while “averse” means something you’re strongly opposed to.
I just received adverse news from my customer.
I’m not averse to offering her a free trial.
I just received averse news from my customer.
I’m not adverse to offering her a free trial.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.