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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner opposite to what is expected; in a disobedient manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • It did seem hard that things should go so very "contrarily" sometimes.
  • Hillary Hillary, quite contrarily, how did your campaign go?
  • Some take correction contrarily, by increasing their faults.
  • Therefore, this is, contrarily, what few countries have said. for more
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