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1. contrariwise

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

Synonyms

  • on the contrary
  • contrarily

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • contrary (English)
  • contrarie (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. contrariwise

adverb. with the order reversed.

Synonyms

  • the other way around

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • contrary (English)
  • contrarie (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. contrariwise

adverb. in a contrary disobedient manner.

Synonyms

  • perversely

Etymology

  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • contrary (English)
  • contrarie (Middle English (1100-1500))
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