contrariwise

adverb
con·​trari·​wise | \ˈkän-ˌtrer-ē-ˌwīz, kən-ˈtrer- \

Definition of contrariwise 

1 : on the contrary

3 : in a contrary manner

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Synonyms

again, contrarily, conversely

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Examples of contrariwise in a Sentence

the rock singer is hardly a carouser; contrariwise, he totally abstains from alcohol

First Known Use of contrariwise

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of contrariwise was in the 14th century

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contrariwise

adverb

English Language Learners Definition of contrariwise

: in an opposite or very different way

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