contrariwise contrariwise


  1. (adv) in a contrary disobedient manner
  2. (adv) with the order reversed
  3. (adv) contrary to expectations


  1. Promptly the government announced that the Constitution had been approved by 60% of eligible voters, only 5% voting contrariwise.
  2. This was his way of proving that sounds could be resolved into simple elements and contrariwise, combined into complex sounds.
  3. In automobiles, contrariwise, dealers have piled up no stocks.
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /