Definition of Backwardly

1. adv. Reluctantly; slowly; aversely.



Definition of Backwardly

1. Adverb. In a backward direction. ¹

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Definition of Backwardly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Backwardly

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backward and forward
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backward induction
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backwardly (current term)
backwardness
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backwatered

Literary usage of Backwardly

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1. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S., Secretary to the Admiralty in the by Samuel Pepys, John A. Smith (1828)
"So we all down to Deptford, and pitched upon ships and set men at work : but, Lord ! to see how backwardly things move at this pinch ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1865)
"In Ateles-\ these processes are distinctly traceable in the cervical region (fig. 6) as tubercles backwardly projecting from the distal ends of the upper ..."

3. Aero and Hydro: America's Aviation Weekly by Aero Club of Illinois (1912)
"... a central for- wardly and backwardly ranging bridge work, outwardly directed supports connected with the front and back portions of the main frame, ..."

4. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1900)
"Upon the peripheral area they sweep from side to side in a broad and shallow backwardly directed sinus. Their distance apart is very slowly augmented; ..."

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