[ev-er-mawr, -mohr]
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Origin of evermore

First recorded in 1175–1225, evermore is from the Middle English word evermor. See ever, more
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Related Words for evermore

forever, eternally, continually, ever

Examples from the Web for evermore

Historical Examples of evermore

  • And Allis, the girl he loved as his life, would hang her head in shame for evermore.


    W. A. Fraser

  • Evelyn, I have confided to you all,—all this wild heart, now and evermore your own.

  • If a man will but work that which is in him, will but make the power of God his own, then is it well with him for evermore.

    A Dish Of Orts

    George MacDonald

  • I'm a roving vagabond—she hates me for evermore—it's all over!'

    Barnaby Rudge

    Charles Dickens

  • May thou burn for evermore in hell, thou black-hearted traitor!

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

British Dictionary definitions for evermore


  1. (often preceded by for) all time to come
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Word Origin and History for evermore

late 13c., from Old English æfre ma; see ever + more.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper