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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contrariwise  \Con"tra*ri*wise\  (?  or  ?),  adv 
  1.  On  the  contrary;  oppositely;  on  the  other  hand. 
 
  Not  rendering  evil  for  evil,  or  railing  for  railing; 
  but  contrariwise,  blessing.  --1  Pet.  iii. 
  9. 
 
  2.  In  a  contrary  order  conversely. 
 
  Everything  that  acts  upon  the  fluids  must  at  the 
  same  time,  act  upon  the  solids,  and  contrariwise. 
  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contrariwise 
  adv  1:  in  a  contrary  disobedient  manner  [syn:  {perversely},  {contrarily}] 
  2:  with  the  order  reversed;  "she  hates  him  and  vice  versa" 
  [syn:  {vice  versa},  {the  other  way  around}] 
  3:  contrary  to  expectations;  "he  didn't  stay  home;  on  the 
  contrary,  he  went  out  with  his  friends"  [syn:  {contrarily}, 
  {to  the  contrary},  {on  the  contrary}] 




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