Definition of Contrariwise

1. Adverb. In a contrary disobedient manner.

Exact synonyms: Contrarily, Perversely
Partainyms: Contrary, Perverse



2. Adverb. With the order reversed. "She hates him and vice versa"

3. Adverb. Contrary to expectations. "He didn't stay home; on the contrary, he went out with his friends"
Exact synonyms: Contrarily, On The Contrary, To The Contrary
Partainyms: Contrary

Definition of Contrariwise

1. adv. On the contrary; oppositely; on the other hand.

Definition of Contrariwise

1. Adverb. in the contrary or opposite way, order, or direction ¹

2. Adverb. on the other hand ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contrariwise

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contrariwise

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contrarian
contrarianism
contrarians
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contraried
contraries
contrarieties
contrariety
contrarily
contrariness
contrarinesses
contrarious
contrariously
contrariousness
contrariwise (current term)
contrarotating
contrarotation
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contrarying
contras
contrast
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Literary usage of Contrariwise

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1. Improvement of the Understanding: Ethics and Correspondcence of Benedict de by Benedictus de Spinoza (1901)
"contrariwise, we endeavor to negative everything, which we conceive to affect painfully ourselves or the loved object. Proof.—That, which we conceive to ..."

2. The Chief Works of Benedict de Spinoza by Benedictus De Spinoza, Robert Harvey Monroe Elwes (1891)
"contrariwise, •we endeavour to negative everything, which we conceive to affect painfully ourselves or the loved object. Proof.—That, which we conceive to ..."

3. Barbizon Days: Millet, Corot, Rousseau, Barye by Charles Sprague Smith (1902)
""One can say that all is beautiful which arrives in its time and at its place, and contrariwise. . . . The beautiful is the suitable. ..."

4. The Natural & Moral History of the Indies by José de Acosta (1880)
"But, contrariwise, I beleeve that the waters of this Lake dissolve and are ... and contrariwise, within them it breedeth most when it is neerest. ..."

5. An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians. by John Brown (1853)
""But contrariwise, when they saw that the gospel of the uncircumcision was committed unto me, as the gospel of the circumcision was unto Peter ; (for He ..."

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