contraction of in as much, first attested c.1300 as in als mikel, a Northern form. First contracted to in asmuch, then, beginning 14c. and especially since 17c., to one word.
- inasmuch as,
Examples from the Web for inasmuch
Inasmuch as the movement coheres, it has shifted from fairly open and aggressive racism to a more ambivalent, conflicted posture.The Patriot Movement’s New Bestseller Tests Their Anti-Racism|J.M. Berger|June 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We are not told, "Inasmuch as you have done it to your own families you have done it unto me."The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
But it may be well replied that, inasmuch as Matthew's arrangement in ch.A Harmony of the Gospels for Students of the Life of Christ|Archibald Thomas Robertson
And inasmuch as he is faithful, I will multiply a multiplicity of blessings upon him.
From the foot of the falls you can see nothing of the abyss, inasmuch as every thing is concealed by the smoke and vapour.Alida|Amelia Stratton Comfield
Brewster had objected to this at first, inasmuch as the Mongolian was a stranger, and because it was not good to make bills.The Comstock Club|Charles Carroll Goodwin