still less

conjunction

Definition of still less

: much less, let alone no living person … seemed to notice him, still less to expect him— Thomas Hardy

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Examples of still less in a Sentence

I never suggested that he was incompetent, still less that he was dishonest.

First Known Use of still less

1721, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of still less was in 1721

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“Still less.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/still%20less. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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