American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In spite of that; nonetheless; however: a small, nevertheless fatal error.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not or none the less; notwithstanding.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Not the less; notwithstanding; in spite of that; yet.
- adv. despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
- From never (“not at all”) + the + less; compare never the wiser (Wiktionary)
“Try starting your sentences with the word nevertheless.”
“I never quite liked Herland (yeah, it has a lot of fun feminist moments, but also disturbing hints of a fascist aesthetic), but it nevertheless is a historical milestone.”
“Nevertheless, the court reasoned that in the context of a traffic stop, the passenger, although innocent of any wrongdoing, nevertheless is subject to detention for the duration of the stop:”
“He may mean it to be risible, but it nevertheless is pretty impressive.”
“Although Sadowski said he does not expect the foreclosure crisis to result in significant losses to the company, Fidelity National nevertheless is building up its cash on hand.”
“While Mysteries of the Middle Ages should not be considered a complete telling of the important people and “hinges” of the Middle Ages, it nevertheless is an excellent book on the High Middle Ages, and some of the important people who made great strides and leaps – sometimes at the cost of their own lives – to help create the civilized and advanced world we live in today.”
“While Gaiman does not possess much of a sophisticated literary skill – at least in this collection – he nevertheless is an author to read for the interesting and amazing stories he concocts.”
“After lambasting the results of devolution and arguing that the experience of the last decade has confirmed his original doubts concerning the whole business, he nevertheless is forced to recognise the following: ‘Abolition of the devolved institutions is not currently saleable.’”
“You seem to be having a lot of trouble with the idea that something that we consider wrong — something that we detest, that we refuse to tolerate, that we consider evil, that we wish to eradicate from the universe, that violates our deepest feelings about the way things should be, that we can't imagine could ever be considered acceptable by a sane person — nevertheless is not thereby objectively immoral.”
“While arguing that the sciences cannot rule practices, Watin nevertheless highlighed his personal connections with some respected savants, particularly anti-Newtonian savants.”
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