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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Exactly opposite, reversed.

Usage examples (39)
  • The compulsion to take ourselves seriously is in inverse proportion to our creative capacity. When the creative flow dries up, all we have left is our importance.
  • A term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)
  • When the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
  • I know that reaching out allows reaching inward and the inverse is also true. for more
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