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inversely

[in-vurs-lee]
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  1. in an inverse manner.
  2. Mathematics. in inverse proportion.
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Origin of inversely

First recorded in 1650–60; inverse + -ly
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Related Words for inversely

about-face, again, contrary, reversed, backwards, contra, contrarily, contrariwise, conversely, inversely, oppositely

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Contemporary Examples of inversely

Historical Examples of inversely

  • Inversely, inactivity weakens the effect of irritations which correspond to it.

  • Inversely, we may say that many diseases, especially of the brain, are the source of vices.

  • The limiting rate is probably roughly inversely as the diameter.

    On Laboratory Arts

    Richard Threlfall

  • Somerset's search for her in the south was now inversely imitated.

    A Laodicean

    Thomas Hardy

  • The rate of vibration is found to be inversely proportional to the length of the pipe.

    How it Works

    Archibald Williams