Definitions

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  • adv. In an inverted manner, or reverse order.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an inverted order.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a contrary or inverted order.

Etymologies

inverted +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It recalls invertedly, perhaps, the end of The Third Man, which is a similarly lenghty shot & poignant idea of parting & leaving.

    Blather.net newsfeed

  • That drearily prevalent, invertedly snobbish contempt for articulacy?

    To speak another language isn't just cultured, it's a blow against stupidity

  • Empedocles, the matrix of the mule is so small, so depressed, so narrow, so invertedly growing to the belly, that the sperm cannot be regularly ejaculated into it, and if it could, there would be no capacity to receive it.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • However curious it may seem for an oil-ship to be borrowing oil on the whale-ground, and however much it may invertedly contradict the old proverb about carrying coals to Newcastle, yet sometimes such a thing really happens; and in the present case Captain Derick

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Released from his pressure, the table flew up upon two legs with remarkable swiftness, and then turned over upon Mr. DIBBLE.and Mr.E. DROOD; bringing the two latter and their chairs to the floor under a shower of plates and crackers, and resting invertedly upon their prostrate forms, like some species of four-pillared monumental temple without a roof.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870

  • A division of tanks, twenty or thirty of them with what appeared to be sledrunners invertedly attached to their fronts, rolled into sight.

    Greener Than You Think

  • Miss Templeman deposited herself on the sofa in her former flexuous position, and throwing her arm above her brow -- somewhat in the pose of a well-known conception of Titian's -- talked up at Elizabeth-Jane invertedly across her forehead and arm.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • The Bible tells us there is such a thing as the mystery of iniquity, that is to say, the mystery of the spiritual power used invertedly, used from the diabolical standpoint; and when the Bible speaks of the mystery of iniquity, it means what it says.

    The Hidden Power And Other Papers upon Mental Science

  • Judge, then, the wicked zest with which the Highlander's crew now shuffled and dealt the pack; and how the interest curiously and invertedly increased, as the stakes necessarily became less and less; and finally resolved themselves into "chaws."

    Redburn. His First Voyage

  • However curious it may seem for an oil-ship to be borrowing oil on the whale-ground, and however much it may invertedly contradict the old proverb about carrying coals to Newcastle, yet sometimes such a thing really happens; and in the present case Captain Derick De Deer did indubitably conduct a lamp-feeder as Flask did declare.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

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