What is another word for contrary?

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[ kˈɒntɹəɹˌɪ], [ kˈɒntɹəɹˌɪ], [ k_ˈɒ_n_t_ɹ_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ]

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Contrary to popular belief, contrary does not mean the opposite of what is normally meant. In fact, contrary is actually an adverb meaning "in a contrary manner." For example, if you say "She walked contrary to her doctor's orders," the first word means that she walked in a different direction from what the doctor had advised her to do, and the second word means that she did not follow the doctor's orders.

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