- counterintuitive + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Almost counterintuitively, personal religiosity has a stronger connection to some opinions that do not involve religion per se than on whether religion plays a positive role in society.”
“As much as I love heirlooms — especially the counterintuitively green, and burgundy, and yellow and red zebra-stripped kind — I was more than happy to leave that to the hedge-fund crowd and to heirs of the dynastic wealth rather than of the vegetable variety, both of which seemed well-represented.”
“The future of the printed book versus the Kindle, Nook, etc., is the subject of my research for, almost counterintuitively, a possible printed book.”
“That's why when his characters are acting counterintuitively to everything that's come before, I get pissy.”
“If a corporation wishes to create public advocacy for their cause in the form of a following (i.e. make politicians want to help them be successful), they have to counterintuitively avoid it - something very few CEOs have the cojones to do ...”
“Also counterintuitively, kids who started first grade at too early an age had problems later in life and lived shorter lives.”
“The real problem with income inequality is counterintuitively, it causes government growth.”
“Unlike a lot of other television personalities who straddle that insufferable line between narcissism and insecurity -- they believe the world revolves around them but they desperately need you to believe it, too -- Rick's ego has always been bulletproof, and it's counterintuitively made him a breeze to be around because he has nothing to prove.”
“Perhaps counterintuitively, corridors make a place feel larger because they lead you to imagine what might be beyond the room you're standing in.”
“The gain stems, counterintuitively, from an accounting rule under which banks record profits when the market value of their debt declines.”
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