American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In what way; how: Wherein have we sinned?
- conj. In which location; where: the country wherein those people live.
- conj. During which.
- conj. In what way; how: showed them wherein they were wrong.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In what? in what thing, time, respect, etc.?
- In or within which or what; in which thing, time, respect, etc.
- In that in which; in whatever.
- adv. How, or in what way.
- conj. Where, or in which location.
- conj. During which.
- conj. How, or in what way.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In which; in which place, thing, time, respect, or the like; -- used relatively.
- adv. In what; -- used interrogatively.
- where- + in (Wiktionary)
“And wherein is any argument that any of them is going to try?”
“That is absolutely the case, and in order for it to work, it's necessary to come into relationship with your word wherein you honor it as the most powerful tool you have for creating and manifesting your life.”
“Leonardo da Vinci states that practice should always be based upon a sound knowledge of theory, of which perspective – wherein is found the glory not only of mathematical but also of physical science”
“Homo-Hater's Hubby Gets Outed in Phone Call yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Homo-Hater\'s Hubby Gets Outed in Phone Call'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Among some of the blockbuster revelations in the article are Steve Kern\'s remarks, husband of infamous YouTube Queen and gun slinger Rep. Sally Kern, that have been transcribed from a phone call wherein he uses derogatory language about gay men, thinking he\'s talking to one of his brothers-in-Christ.”
“After repeating this couplet he kissed their hands and drank and was drunk and sat swaying from side to side and pursued: — All drinks wherein is blood the Law unclean”
“Know, O my son, that the Islands of Wak are seven islands, wherein is a mighty host, all virgin girls, and the Inner Isles are peopled by Satans and Marids and warlocks and various tribesmen of the Jinn; and whoso entereth their land never returneth thence; at least none hath done so to this day.”
“A company of Moslem devotees came to the village wherein is our convent, and sent a youth to buy them food.”
“I have small knowledge of the land wherein is that which the Caliph desireth; but it is told me that thou knowest it well and the ways thither.”
“Take the keys and open the cabinet in which thou shalt find a coffer of iron with four flags, which are talismans, at its corners; and in its midst stands a brazen basin full of money, wherein is tied a white cock with a cleft comb; while on one side of the coffer are eleven serpents and on the other a knife.”
“Replied Sayf al-Muluk, “O my brother I may not tarry in any place till my wish be won, albeit I compass the whole world in pursuit thereof and make quest of every one so peradventure Allah may bring me to my desire or my course lead me to the place wherein is the appointed term of my days, and I shall die my death.””
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