a. opposite; reversed in order, nature, or effect; turned upside down
There is an inverse ratio between the strength of light and its distance.
Sentence in Classic:
Now you clearly see the sequence of events, though you see them, of course, in the inverse order to the way in which they presented themselves to me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And meanwhile, the very next morning after the battle, the French army advanced of itself upon the Russians, carried forward by the force of its own momentum now seemingly increased in inverse proportion to the square of the distance from its aim.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The proportion of freedom to inevitability decreases and increases according to the point of view from which the action is regarded, but their relation is always one of inverse proportion.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context