Definition of contrariwise in English:

contrariwise

adverb

  • 1In the opposite way or order.

    • ‘He dare not turn the wheel contrariwise.’
    conversely, inversely, the other way round, contrariwise, oppositely, in reverse, reciprocally
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    1. 1.1 In contrast to something that has just been stated or mentioned.
      ‘contrariwise, a registered person may vote, even if not entitled to be registered’
      • ‘Paradoxically, he then offers a contrariwise view of what differentiates American and Continental strategy on achieving a worthy and just international order.’
      • ‘The very best instructor for students may have no conception of the higher lines of work in his branch, and contrariwise, how many brilliant investigators have been wretched teachers?’
      • ‘Madeline, contrariwise, insisted on joining me in the search for food.’
      against, in opposition to, contrary to, at variance with, in defiance of, in contravention of, contrarily, contrariwise, conversely
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Pronunciation

contrariwise

/kənˈtrerēˌwīz//kənˈtrɛriˌwaɪz/