none·​the·​less | \ ˌnən-t͟hə-ˈles How to pronounce nonetheless (audio) \

Definition of nonetheless

: nevertheless The hike was difficult, but fun nonetheless. … smaller but nonetheless important research programs.— Malcolm W. Browne

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sometimes you can be a real jerk, but I like you nonetheless

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Prasse nonetheless stressed the proposed facility would be a positive upgrade from the church’s current system. Wilborn P. Nobles Iii,, "Church plan for Little Gunpowder Falls wastewater plant raises concerns from Baltimore County neighbors," 9 July 2019 The state, so obsessed with spiritual purity, nonetheless requires people to sin: Commit assault, commit murder. Elena Nicolaou,, "The Handmaid's Tale Season 3, Episode 7 Recap: A Criminal Record," 5 July 2019 Political strategy aside, viewers nonetheless took note when candidates went bilingual during their speaking turns. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker Speaking Spanish at the Democratic Debate Is Now a Meme," 27 June 2019 Some locals worried about its environmental impact but, nonetheless, the factory was initially welcomed. Holly Eva Ryan, Quartz Africa, "Anti-Chinese protests in a Gambian fishing village show conflict of foreign investment in Africa," 27 June 2019 But Ty Taylor said his father instilled in him a sense of that history nonetheless, which began at 323 W. Main St., in a downtown building that is now part of the Nice Ash Cigar Bar. Jim Riccioli, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Banking has changed in the last 75 years. And Waukesha State Bank has changed with it.," 27 June 2019 The two young police officers, one of the conspirators' wives, and one of its victims as well, fashion a conclusion that, although not entirely lawful, is justice nonetheless. Bruce Desilva, Dallas News, "A vile conspiracy is taken down in long-awaited novel 'Big Sky'," 25 June 2019 But sellers have seen their power wane nonetheless., "Portland home sales rebound to their highest level in nearly two years," 21 June 2019 Unfortunately, most colleges and universities provide you with a super bland, super tiny room that you're supposed to live in for an entire year (with another person, nonetheless!). Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "15 Insanely Cute Dorm Room Transformations That Will Totally Blow Your Mind," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of nonetheless

1533, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of nonetheless

somewhat formal : in spite of what has just been said


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