Etymology

1. inversely

adverb. ['ˌɪnˈvɝːsli'] in an inverse or contrary manner.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • inverse (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Inversely

  • perversely
  • adversely
  • yearsley
  • worsley
  • tersely
  • pursley
  • persley
  • bursley

Example sentences of the word inversely


1. Adverb
The index is inversely proportionate to the number of companies in that market.

2. Adjective
They are inversely proportional and one must decrease while the other increases.

Quotes containing the word inversely


1. Six-Pack [10w] A six-pack of beer's inversely proportional to six-pack of abs.
- Beryl Dov

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