nev·​er·​more ˌne-vər-ˈmȯr How to pronounce nevermore (audio)
: never again

Examples of nevermore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Soon after, the pumpkin was nevermore. Kristen Griffith,, 5 Nov. 2021 Quoth the pop star, nevermore. Nick Romano,, 25 Mar. 2021 Three cores and nevermore ... Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 6 Nov. 2020 Here are a few of the ideas that are nevermore, or in some cases, never really were. Ryan Craggs, CNT, 29 Aug. 2017 Thus her part within that study, which the duo had in store, Would continue nevermore. Ed Yong, The Atlantic, 13 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nevermore was in the 12th century

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“Nevermore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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nev·​er·​more ˌnev-ər-ˈmō(ə)r How to pronounce nevermore (audio)
: never again

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