Origin of contrarious
Related formscon·trar·i·ous·ly, adverbcon·trar·i·ous·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for contrarious
It was just bitterly disappointing and contrarious that the one person he wished to see was a Commodore Graham.The Summons|A.E.W. Mason
And what greater absurditie can there bee, then to say that one cure shall serue for diuers, nay, contrarious sortes of diseases?A Counter-Blaste to Tobacco|King James I.
What other art gives scope to natures and dispositions so diverse, and to tastes so contrarious?Style|Walter Raleigh
They will be drowned going overland, after the contrarious way of the world.Up the Country|Emily Eden
For contrarious inges ne ben 1420 not wont to ben yfelawshiped togidres.Chaucer's Translation of Boethius's 'De Consolatione Philosophiae'|Geoffrey Chaucer