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[noh-wahyz] /ˈnoʊˌwaɪz/
Origin of nowise
1350-1400; Middle English. See no2, -wise Unabridged
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  • “You are going to Berbera, perhaps,” he went on, nowise discomfited by the rebuff.

    The River of Darkness William Murray Graydon
  • “Sure,” agreed the skipper, in nowise offended at my apparent hesitation.

    Turned Adrift Harry Collingwood
  • The infinite and eternal Power which is thus revealed in the physical life of the universe seems in nowise akin to the human soul.

    The Destiny of Man John Fiske
  • Sparing or killing you, will in nowise affect their purpose.

  • Where doubtless Cromwell ploughed it up, in his young days, pitilessly; and in nowise pausing, as Burns beside his fallen daisy.

    Proserpina, Volume 2 John Ruskin
  • The roll of the yacht in nowise disturbed the mechanism of the instrument.

    The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath
  • Camelia was in nowise disconcerted by these superficialities.

    The Confounding of Camelia Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Her veneration for the countess was in nowise diminished by this.

  • It is a Sibylline answer which nowise prejudices what he may do in future.

    The Strolling Saint Raphael Sabatini
  • All this shows that the President is in nowise satisfied with his own positions.

British Dictionary definitions for nowise


another word for noway
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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