Definition of contrarily in English:


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‘I wanted also, contrarily, to join the services when I was old enough, before I was called up at eighteen, so as to do my bit in the war effort.’
  • ‘Quite contrarily, these films were among the more popular.’
  • ‘Again, contrarily, it's one of his less memorable films.’
  • ‘Or, contrarily, are there any contemporary film-makers whom you would single out as people whose attempts to shock have failed?’
  • ‘It has been said that today print culture is in decline, but contrarily, the book industry has grown in the late twentieth century.’



/ˈkäntrerəlē/ /ˈkɑntrɛrəli/ /kənˈtrerəlē/ /kənˈtrɛrəli/