What does the word contrariwise mean?

Usage examples for contrariwise

  1. Thar's something in marriage that works contrariwise, an' even a worm of a man will begin to try to trample if he marries a worm of a woman. – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  2. Contrariwise, you may know someone who vastly over- estimates himself, whose own opinion of himself is at least fifty per cent higher than that of his relatives and immediate acquaintances. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  3. I ain't a- makin' no promise, mind; no more than to say it may be the better for him; but contrariwise I don't allow no messages, and you may belay to that! – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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