- although; even if: a peaceful, albeit brief retirement.
Origin of albeit
Examples from the Web for albeit
Thus, a strike was averted and we have had a Met season this year--albeit a super weird one.Inside the Metropolitan Opera’s Insane Year
Shawn E. Milnes
November 23, 2014
It struck me that Charles has, albeit unwittingly, accelerated the tendency for the bad to drive out the good.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland
September 17, 2014
This was not a musical performance, per se, but you bet your ass this was a “performance”—albeit a well-intentioned and noble one.Butts, ‘Bang Bang’ & Beyoncé: The Craziest MTV Video Music Awards Moments
August 25, 2014
She walks, albeit a little uneasily, and speaks in two-word sentences.Parents Sue for 'Wrongful Birth'
August 17, 2014
In fact this is a fairly new subculture, albeit one with a dark underbelly of wax-smoking.This Is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs
July 28, 2014
Mrs. Roberts exerted herself to laugh with him, albeit she was horror-stricken.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
The Street came decorously, albeit with a degree of uncertainty as to supper.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
There was covert insinuation of suspicion, albeit a kindly one, in the man's voice.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
The tones were dramatically exact, albeit of a more resonant quality.Tiverton Tales
His tone was quite conclusive; and Brad, albeit wondering, said no more.Meadow Grass
- even though
Word Origin and History for albeit
late 14c., a contraction of al be it "al(though) it be (that)."