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Adverseness  n.  The quality or state of being adverse; opposition.

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"Adverseness" Quotes from Famous Books

... into the ideas of property received among the Romans, however closely we approach in tracing them to the infancy of law, we can get no farther than a conception of ownership involving the three elements in the canon—Possession, Adverseness of Possession, that is a holding not permissive or subordinate, but exclusive against the world, and Prescription, or a period of time during which the Adverse Possession has uninterruptedly continued. It is exceedingly probable that this maxim might be ...
— Ancient Law - Its Connection to the History of Early Society • Sir Henry James Sumner Maine

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