nonetheless

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

Definition of nonetheless

: in spite of what has just been said : nevertheless The hike was difficult, but fun nonetheless. … smaller but nonetheless important research programs.— Malcolm W. Browne More removed from vineyards, but worth a side trip nonetheless, is the small city of Mirepoix.— Kim Marcus Fish-belly gray and homely as oatmeal, it nonetheless evokes the fresh, mild scent and flavor of the catch of the day.— Nancy Coons

Examples of nonetheless in a Sentence

sometimes you can be a real jerk, but I like you nonetheless
Recent Examples on the Web Broadwater was nonetheless tried and convicted in 1982 based largely on two pieces of evidence. NBC News, 24 Nov. 2021 Broadwater was nonetheless tried and convicted in 1982 based largely on two pieces of evidence. The Associated. Press, Arkansas Online, 24 Nov. 2021 For a case whose details unfolded in such wrenchingly intimate fashion, its scope was nonetheless seen as far-reaching, much like the police murder of George Floyd, whose death galvanized the Black Lives Matter movement. Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2021 But nonetheless, watching BTS’s shocked reaction to their first Artist of the Year win, moments after vibing to New Edition, is a pure shot of joy. Justin Curto, Vulture, 23 Nov. 2021 Many in the crowd didn't have a direct connection to what happened, but felt sad just nonetheless. CBS News, 23 Nov. 2021 Host Tyra Banks is visibly shocked but nonetheless ecstatic. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, 23 Nov. 2021 Yet this sublime, redemptive ending nonetheless rings somewhat hollow. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 23 Nov. 2021 Originally ruled a touchdown, Thompson was down at the 1, but the bust did not reflect well on Alabama, nonetheless. Nick Kelly, USA TODAY, 21 Nov. 2021

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1533, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonetheless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonetheless. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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nonetheless

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: in spite of what has just been said : nevertheless

nonetheless

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

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