nev·​er·​more | \ ˌne-vər-ˈmȯr How to pronounce nevermore (audio) \

Definition of nevermore

: never again

Examples of nevermore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here are a few of the ideas that are nevermore, or in some cases, never really were. Ryan Craggs, CNT, "9 Travel Trends That Have Disappeared," 29 Aug. 2017 Thus her part within that study, which the duo had in store, Would continue nevermore. Ed Yong, The Atlantic, "Ravens Can Plan for the Future," 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of nevermore

12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Nevermore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of nevermore

literary : not happening again : never again


nev·​er·​more | \ ˌne-vər-ˈmȯr How to pronounce nevermore (audio) \

Kids Definition of nevermore

: never again

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