Definition of conversely in English:


Syllabification: con·verse·ly
Pronunciation: /kənˈvərslē
, ˈkänˌvərslē


Introducing a statement or idea that reverses one that has just been made or referred to: he would have preferred his wife not to work, although conversely he was also proud of what she did
More example sentences
  • Do you find yourselves checking each other, each making sure the other doesn't get too syrupy or, conversely, caustic?
  • Or, conversely, if lobbying should have tax benefits for charities, then why not for everyone else as well?
  • And conversely, for every one of the best impulses of our souls, there is a demon waiting to hijack us and use us.

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