adversatively
adverb see adversative

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Adversatively — Adversative Ad*ver sa*tive, a. [L. adversativus, fr. adversari.] Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force. {Ad*ver sa*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adversatively — See adversative. * * * …   Universalium

  • adversatively — adverb In an adversative manner …   Wiktionary

  • adversatively — adv. in a contrary or a resistant way …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adversatively — ad·ver·sa·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • adversatively — adverb see adversative …   Useful english dictionary

  • adversative — adversatively, adv. /ad verr seuh tiv/, adj. 1. expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: But is an adversative conjunction. n. 2. an adversative word or proposition. [1525 35; < LL adversativus, equiv. to adversat(us) (ptp. of adversari …   Universalium

  • adversative — adjective Date: 15th century expressing antithesis, opposition, or adverse circumstance < the adversative conjunction but > • adversative noun • adversatively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adversative — /ədˈvɜsətɪv/ (say uhd versuhtiv) adjective 1. expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: but is an adversative conjunction. –noun 2. an adversative word or proposition. {Late Latin adversātīvus} –adversatively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • while — Pending or during the time that. Often used adversatively and to imply contrast, and in some constructions introduces a parenthetical clause. Jackson v. Texas Co., C.C.A.Okl., 75 F.2d 549, 553. While, within provision of accidental death life… …   Black's law dictionary

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