[kon-trer-ee-wahyz or for 3, kuh n-trair-]
Origin of contrariwise
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Examples from the Web for contrariwise
And, contrariwise, there is tripe—“the stomach of the ox or of some other ruminant.”A Book of Burlesques
H. L. Mencken
The demand may be greater for boys than for girls, or contrariwise.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
Contrariwise, the flute was being played more and more slowly.IT and Other Stories
If prime figures be reciprocall in base and height, they are equall: And contrariwise.
If any one angle of triangle be lesse then the other two, it is acute: And contrariwise.
- from a contrasting point of view; on the other hand
- in the reverse way or direction
- (kənˈtrɛərɪˌwaɪz) in a contrary manner
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