Origin of contrariwise
Related Words for contrariwisediagonally, horizontally, vertically, crossways, converse, inverted, everted, turned, opposite, angular, athwart, awry, crisscross, cross, crossing, over, perpendicular, sideways, thwart, transverse
Examples from the Web for contrariwise
Historical Examples of 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 a triangle be equicrurall, the angles at the base are equall: and contrariwise, 5.
- from a contrasting point of view; on the other hand
- in the reverse way or direction
- (kənˈtrɛərɪˌwaɪz) in a contrary manner