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Definition: Adverse possession
, a. [OE. advers, OF. avers, advers, fr. L.
adversus, p. p. advertere to turn to. See Advert
1. Acting against, or in a contrary direction; opposed;
contrary; opposite; conflicting; as, adverse winds; an
adverse party; a spirit adverse to distinctions of caste.
2. Opposite. “Calpe's adverse height.”
3. In hostile opposition to; unfavorable; unpropitious;
contrary to one's wishes; unfortunate; calamitous;
afflictive; hurtful; as, adverse fates, adverse
circumstances, things adverse.
Happy were it for us all if we bore prosperity as
well and wisely as we endure an adverse fortune.
(Law), a possession of real property
avowedly contrary to some claim of title in another
Syn: Averse; reluctant; unwilling. See Averse