bass-ackward

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bass-ackward

Opposite or contrary to what is expected, completely disordered or disarranged, or that which is done incompetently. A euphemistic rearranging of "ass-backward," meaning the same. That's the last time I let you fix the electrical work by yourself. You've wired it all bass-ackward! I must not be completely awake yet, I just put my pants on bass-ackward!
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It is worthnoting that integrating equation (16) directly leads to elliptical integrals which are ackward to handle; thus differentiating yields the following second order differential equation
They are also stigmatized by health care providers as people with poor hygiene practices (38); some journalists and health care providers discriminate them by judging their health practices as ackward and dangerous.
18 per cent of men complained that is often hard to know when and how to 'lean in' for the uncomfortable first kiss and negotiate the ackward conversation that precedes the moment.
Secondly, it is a weak and ackward regime incapable of challenging Israeli economic and military dominance in the region and unwilling to question the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the native Palestinian Arabs from Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza.
I've always thought it was a little weird to be pulled in a person-drawn contraption and I felt very ackward chit-chatting with my driver while I watched him peddle away.
AS A RESULT I FOUND MYSELF IN THE ACKWARD POSITION OF TRYING TO WRITE ABOUT GAMBLING WHILE BEING AFRAID TO GAMBLE
And to those reformers who do understand the threat of foreign compeition, they make a compelling argument against an industrial policy that puts government in the ackward position of deciding how to allocate capital.
Andhra Pradesh had in July 6, 2007 promulgated the ordinance for four percent reservation in the state's professional colleges to several sub sects within the Muslim community, treating them as ackward classes.