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[noh-wahyz] /ˈnoʊˌwaɪz/
Origin of nowise
1350-1400; Middle English. See no2, -wise Unabridged
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  • By this we mean what can in nowise be so clearly defined as by "rough-house."

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • Margaret was in nowise abashed by the presence of the magistrate.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • Her dress was nowise trim, and suggested neither tidiness nor disorder.

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • After all, Sabina was nowise to blame: why should the child be punished?

    The Golden Age Kenneth Grahame
  • It is a Sibylline answer which nowise prejudices what he may do in future.

    The Strolling Saint Raphael Sabatini
  • She seemed in nowise embarrassed by these overt endearments.

    The Market-Place Harold Frederic
  • I didn't aim fer ter hurt him, an' 'twarn't in nowise necessary.

    'Smiles' Eliot H. Robinson
  • They were in nowise above the teaching-machine variety of school masters.

    My Reminiscences Rabindranath Tagore
  • And with this the policeman strolled off into the fog, his suspicions in nowise removed.

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
  • All turned, and what they saw in nowise relieved the tenseness of the situation.

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for nowise


another word for noway
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