• WordNet 3.6
    • adv contrariwise contrary to expectations; on the contrary, he went out with his friends" "he didn't stay home"
    • adv contrariwise with the order reversed "she hates him and vice versa"
    • adv contrariwise in a contrary disobedient manner
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Contrariwise In a contrary order; conversely. "Everything that acts upon the fluids must, at the same time, act upon the solids, and contrariwise ."
    • Contrariwise On the contrary; oppositely; on the other hand. "Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but contrariwise , blessing."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • contrariwise On the contrary; oppositely; on the other hand.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Contrariwise on the contrary way or side: on the other hand
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. contrariuscontra, against.


In literature:

Contrariwise it is welcome as summer rain.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
I must put up with it; but it's trying, seeing my own nature is contrariwise to that.
"Hollyhock" by L. T. Meade
Joe, contrariwise, counted all this child's-play an interruption.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
But, unluckily for her ladyship, its effect had been exactly contrariwise.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
I will not speak contrariwise to these men, for it is meet that I should speak fairly.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
If the hammer throws up white smoke, then the oven distils black smoke, and so contrariwise.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
Contrariwise were there women which had made their own beauty their idol.
"The Adventurous Simplicissimus being the description of the Life of a Strange vagabond named Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim" by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen
For it is the Emperor who is ordained for the Empire, and not contrariwise.
"Dante. An essay." by R. W. Church
But contrariwise, as it toucheth the Interlude of the Deluge, mass!
"Idonia: A Romance of Old London" by Arthur F. Wallis
But to whom will not every one be also, contrariwise, a preferred or disregarded person?
"The Ego and His Own" by Max Stirner
Some things in the Bible air surely set contrariwise.
"The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains" by Charles Egbert Craddock
Now do exactly the same contrariwise.
"Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks" by Pierre Blot
Contrariwise, if you think we're alive, you ought to speak.
"Alice in Wonderland" by Alice Gerstenberg
Contrariwise, fathers whose children showed backwardness in entering on matrimony were to be the objects of official displeasure.
"Count Frontenac" by William Dawson LeSueur
The cyclone has an upward tendency, flowing inward to the core contrariwise to clock hands.
"Reading the Weather" by Thomas Morris Longstreth
The Faithful did their best to lash the camels, twisting their necks by pulling the bridle contrariwise.
"The Life of Mohammad" by Etienne Dinet
Mistress Wells and I contrariwise sunk on the ground.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
Mistress Wells and I contrariwise sunk on the ground.
"Constance Sherwood" by Lady Georgiana Fullerton
We are not to understand here that Job confesses great transgressions, nor, contrariwise, that he denies infirmity and error in himself.
"Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job" by Robert Watson
Contrariwise, other snakes, which are harmless, lay eggs and hatch a vast number of young.
"Mythical Monsters" by Charles Gould

In poetry:

The sun may set and rise,
But we, contrariwise,
Sleep, after our short light,
One everlasting night.
"From Catullus V" by Sir Walter Raleigh
The dew-drop carries in its eye
Mountain and forest, sea and sky,
With every change of weather;
Contrariwise, a diamond splits
The prospect into idle bits
That none can piece together.
"Dew-drop And Diamond" by Robert Graves

In science:

Contrariwise, the estimation of these two topological features for random networks tended to produce stable and accurate estimation of the average clustering coefficient, while the obtained average node degree presented very small variation around the optimal value.
Exploring Complex Networks through Random Walks
Contrariwise, the next result is not expected; and we find it a bit too much (are all these cocycle integrable?!), as in [Ch, Vi].
Infinitesimal deformations of symmetric simple modular Lie algebras and Lie superalgebras
Contrariwise, the Treaty of Nice always required new debates.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
The location and format of the access logfile (Common Logfile Format). # If you do not define any access logfiles within a # container, they will be logged here. Contrariwise, if you *do* # define per- access logfiles, transactions will be # logged therein and *not* in this file.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Contrariwise, if q comes from A and ¯q ′ comes from B, we have to take z → −z in our expressions to take into account the fact that the z -axis definition would change. A schematic diagram can be seen in Fig. E.4.
Phenomenological aspects of new physics at high energy hadron colliders
It is possible that some of the features of GRB models could, contrariwise, provide the missing ingredient for the Type II case.
The Phenomena of High Energy Astrophysics
Contrariwise, including it enables us to revert to classical concepts while dealing with a general relativistically valid treatment.
Force Behaviour in Radiation-Dominated Friedmann Universe
Contrariwise for strong couplings we observe a large discrepancy.
The Thirring Model at Finite Density in 0+1 Dimensions with Stochastic Quantization, a Status Report
Just as with 2+1 QED, we see that the induced term in 4+1 QED vanishes with the fermion mass m. [Contrariwise one can check that if m = 0, but a term (10) is present from the word go, then a fermion mass term amongst other parity-violating ones will arise.
Induced Parity Violation in Odd Dimensions