Synonyms
Etymology

1. contrarily

adverb. contrary to expectations; on the contrary, he went out with his friends".

Synonyms

  • on the contrary
  • contrariwise

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • contrary (English)
  • contrarie (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. contrarily

adverb. in a contrary disobedient manner.

Synonyms

  • contrariwise

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • contrary (English)
  • contrarie (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word contrarily


1. Adverb
If you want to know what's in vogue at the moment (or dress contrarily), there are lots of websites that host photos from nightclubs and their patrons all over the city.

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