9 Grammatical Pitfalls


[in-vurs-lee] /ɪnˈvɜrs li/
in an inverse manner.
Mathematics. in inverse proportion.
Origin of inversely
1650-60; inverse + -ly Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for inversely
  • The process of mandating graduate degrees for advancement inversely reduces the quality of the degrees.
  • Sea level is inversely related to global average temperature.
  • Cigarette consumption is inversely related to the tax rates on them.
  • The margin of error depends inversely on the square root of the sample size.
  • First, it appears to correlate inversely with estradiol concentrations.
  • All test results and the initial observation indicating universal acceleration could all be inversely interpreted.
  • However, the progression rate of time is inversely bound to directional velocity.
  • Case-lighting-lumens are inversely proportional to social status.
  • The individual photons of each wavelength have an energy inversely related to their wavelength.
  • In fact, a teacher told me the length to which one can recite pi is inversely related to one's chances of obtaining a date.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for inversely

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for inversely

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with inversely