Backwardly
Backwardly Back"ward*ly, adv. 1. Reluctantly; slowly; aversely. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. Perversely; ill. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And does he think so backwardly of me? --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • backwardly — backward ► ADJECTIVE 1) directed behind or to the rear. 2) having made less progress than is normal or expected. ● not backward in Cf. ↑not backward in DERIVATIVES backwardly adverb backwardness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • backwardly — adverb see backward II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • backwardly — See backward. * * * …   Universalium

  • backwardly — adverb /ˈbækwɚdli,ˈbækwədliː/ In a backward direction. Bowed backwardlye, recuruue …   Wiktionary

  • backwardly — adv. toward the rear; regressively; in a retarded manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • backwardly — back·ward·ly …   English syllables

  • backwardly — adverb see backward II …   Useful english dictionary

  • fore-backwardly — …   Useful english dictionary

  • backward — backwardly, adv. backwardness, n. /bak weuhrd/, adv. Also, backwards. 1. toward the back or rear. 2. with the back foremost. 3. in the reverse of the usual or right way: counting backward from 100. 4. toward the past: to look backward over one s… …   Universalium

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