quite apart from


: without even taking into consideration
The work has value in itself, quite apart from the good effects it produces.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But there was something else ominous about the speech, quite apart from any of its specific historical claims. Damon Linker, The Week, 24 Feb. 2022 And quite apart from the risks of infectious disease, health has social as well as biological determinants. Anne Fadiman, Harper’s Magazine , 10 Feb. 2023 Animals have value quite apart from our uses of them. Matthew Scully, National Review, 2 Jan. 2023 What Sam Adams grasped was that these things could be imagined as symbolic outrages demanding symbolic revenge—the eighteenth-century equivalent of mask mandates, which infuriate people by their seemingly capricious insistence, quite apart from their actual burdens. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 24 Oct. 2022 But to overemphasize the challenge of Godard — quite apart from ignoring the fact that difficulty can be, in itself, something quite pleasurable — is to risk understating the sheer beauty and, at times, the tenderness of his work. Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 2022 So quite apart from the criminal investigation, there's an enormous interest in figuring out who had access to these. ABC News, 28 Aug. 2022 His authority to classify and control access to information bearing on national security... flows primarily from this constitutional investment of power in the President and exists quite apart from any explicit congressional grant. James Freeman, WSJ, 11 Aug. 2022 Eggers has a whole set of influences, cinematic and otherwise, that are quite apart from Anderson's own, equally idiosyncratic array of sources. Jesse Hassenger, The Week, 22 Apr. 2022 See More

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“Quite apart from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quite%20apart%20from. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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