Sinistrously
Sinistrously Sin"is*trous*ly (s[i^]n"[i^]s*tr[u^]s*l[y^]), adv. 1. In a sinistrous manner; perversely; wrongly; unluckily. [1913 Webster]

2. With a tendency to use the left hand. [1913 Webster]

Many, in their infancy, are sinistrously disposed, and divers continue all their life left-handed. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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  • sinistrously — See sinistrous. * * * …   Universalium

  • sinistrously — sin·is·trous·ly …   English syllables

  • sinistrously — adverb see sinistrous …   Useful english dictionary

  • sinistrous — sinistrously, adv. /sin euh streuhs/, adj. 1. ill omened; unlucky; disastrous. 2. sinistral; left. [1550 60; < L sinistr , s. of sinister (see SINISTER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sinistrality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sinistrality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sinistrality sinistrality Sgm: N 1 left left left hand Sgm: N 1 sinister sinister nearside larboard port PARAG:Sinistrality >Adj GRP: Adj 1 …   English dictionary for students

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