Aversely A*verse"ly, adv. 1. Backward; in a backward direction; as, emitted aversely. [1913 Webster]

2. With repugnance or aversion; unwillingly. [1913 Webster]

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  • aversely — adverb a) Backward; in a backward direction; as, emitted aversely. b) With repugnance or aversion; unwillingly …   Wiktionary

  • aversely — adverb see averse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aversely — See averse. * * * …   Universalium

  • aversely — adv. unwillingly, with hesitation, with opposition, reluctantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aversely — averse·ly …   English syllables

  • aversely — əˈvərslē, və̄s , vəis , li adverb : in an averse manner, direction, or position …   Useful english dictionary

  • averse — aversely, adv. averseness, n. /euh verrs /, adj. having a strong feeling of opposition, antipathy, repugnance, etc.; opposed: He is not averse to having a drink now and then. [1590 1600; ( < MF) < L aversus turned away, averted (ptp. of avertere) …   Universalium

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • averse — adjective Etymology: Latin aversus, past participle of avertere Date: 1597 having an active feeling of repugnance or distaste usually used with to < averse to strenuous exercise > Synonyms: see disinclined • aversely …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • James Norrington — Pirates of the Caribbean character name = James Norrington caption = Jack Davenport as Commodore James Norrington in type = Anti Villain, Supporting Role gender = Male hair color = Brown eye color = Green occupation = Admiral of the East India… …   Wikipedia

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