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See definition of contrarily on Dictionary.com
  • as inotherwise
  • as invice versa
  • as inau contraire
  • as inunfavorably
  • as incounter
  • as indifferently

synonyms for contrarily

  • differently
  • any other way
  • diversely
  • elseways
  • if not
  • in different circumstances
  • on the other hand
  • or else
  • or then
  • under other conditions
  • variously
  • adversely
  • critically
  • conflictingly
  • disparagingly
  • opposingly
  • oppositely
  • unflatteringly
  • untowardly
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How to use contrarily in a sentence

Again, I say, exact testimonies; in reference unto circumstantial relations so diversly or contrarily delivered.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 2 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
It is not said that he will add no more to the former testament, but contrarily, that he will make a new covenant with them, &c.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORYBAXTER RICHARD
We should, therefore, dread His displeasure, and not act contrarily to these commandments.
AN EXPLANATION OF LUTHER'S SMALL CATECHISMJOSEPH STUMP
Immediately, contrarily to what usually happens in countries less African, everybody went out to welcome the shower.
ANCIENT MANNERSPIERRE LOUYS
Maybe I am contrarily constructed, but in my case everything became pure white.
"AND THEY THOUGHT WE WOULDN'T FIGHT"FLOYD GIBBONS
I suspect Willy was rather contrarily made up; something like a mince pie, perhaps.
LITTLE GRANDFATHERSOPHIE MAY
Contrarily, despondency, or a lethargic state of mind, causes the movement of the blood to slacken.
THE LIFE AND GENIUS OF NATHANIEL HAWTHORNEFRANK PRESTON STEARNS
Contrarily, it was the ideal, the only, wine for seductions.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
It did seem hard that things should go so very "contrarily" sometimes.
LITTLE MISS PEGGYMRS. MOLESWORTH
Then contrarily he did with the right hand what he had done with the left, and with the left what he had done with the right.
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL, COMPLETE.FRANCOIS RABELAIS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRARILY

  • contrarily
  • in opposition
  • on the other hand
  • to the contrary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.