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Meaning of CONTRARIWISE

Pronunciation:  'kântreree`wIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  contrary to expectations; "he didn't stay home; on the contrary, he went out with his friends"
  2. [adv]  with the order reversed; "she hates him and vice versa"
  3. [adv]  in a contrary disobedient manner
 

CONTRARIWISE is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: contrarily, on the contrary, perversely, the other way around, to the contrary, vice versa
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con"tra*ri*wise\ (? or ?), adv.
1. On the contrary; oppositely; on the other hand.

         Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing;
         but contrariwise, blessing.           --1 Pet. iii.
                                               9.

2. In a contrary order; conversely.

         Everything that acts upon the fluids must, at the
         same time, act upon the solids, and contrariwise.
                                               --Arbuthnot.

 

 

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