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Opposing and acting in a contrary way; conflicting and hostile to one's interests. (1)
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adverse reaction
In pharmacology, any unexpected or dangerous reaction to a drug.

An unwanted effect caused by the administration of a drug. The onset of the adverse reaction may be sudden or develop over time.

adverse-selection problem
That which takes place when a buyer or seller entering a disadvantageous contract on the basis of incomplete or inaccurate information because the cost of obtaining the relevant information is higher for a buyer or seller than the other party involved in the transaction.
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