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Dictionary entry overview: What does adversative mean?
• ADVERSATIVE (adjective)
The adjective ADVERSATIVE has 1 sense:
1. expressing antithesis or opposition
Familiarity information: ADVERSATIVE used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||adversative [BACK TO TOP]|
Expressing antithesis or opposition
the adversative conjunction 'but' in 'poor but happy'
disjunctive (serving or tending to divide or separate)
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