1. nominative neuter singular of adversus
  2. accusative masculine singular of adversus
  3. accusative neuter singular of adversus
  4. vocative neuter singular of adversus


  1. Against, in the way, towards (see obviam)


  • adversum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.adversum”.
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) against the stream; upstream: flumine adverso
    • (ambiguous) to have favourable, contrary, winds: ventis secundis, adversis uti
    • (ambiguous) misfortune, adversity: fortuna adversa
    • (ambiguous) to struggle with adversity: conflictari (cum) adversa fortuna
    • (ambiguous) to attack the enemy in the front: adversis hostibus occurrere
    • (ambiguous) wounds (scars) on the breast: vulnera (cicatrices) adversa (opp. aversa)
    • (ambiguous) wounds (scars) on the breast: vulnera adverso corpore accepta