converse + -ly
conversely (not comparable)
- (conjunctive) with a reversed relationship
- 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 252d.
- Because change itself would absolutely stay-stable, and again, conversely, stability itself would change, if each of them encroached on the other.
1949, Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor, page 165:
- In these cases the market has sufficient skepticism as to the continuation of the unusually high profits to value them conservatively, and conversely when earnings are low or nonexistent
with reversed relationship