adverb nev·er·the·less \ˌne-vər-thə-ˈles\

: in spite of what has just been said

Full Definition of NEVERTHELESS

:  in spite of that :  however <her childish but nevertheless real delight — Richard Corbin>


  1. Her date was a bit of a slob, but she had fun nevertheless.
  2. It was a predictable, but nevertheless funny, story.
  3. I am, nevertheless, a multicellular organism of reasonably complex structure … —Natalie Angier, New York Times, 6 Mar. 2007

First Known Use of NEVERTHELESS

14th century
NEVERTHELESS Defined for Kids


adverb nev·er·the·less \ˌne-vər-thə-ˈles\

Definition of NEVERTHELESS for Kids

:  even so :  however <Slightly dizzy, he nevertheless kept his eyes wide open … — J. K. Rowling, Chamber of Secrets>


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