nevermore

[nev-er-mawr, -mohr]

adverb

never again; never thereafter: And nevermore were the elves seen in that town.

Nearby words

  1. never-never,
  2. never-never land,
  3. never-was,
  4. neverland,
  5. nevermind,
  6. nevers,
  7. nevertheless,
  8. neviim,
  9. nevil,
  10. neville

Origin of nevermore

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at never, more

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British Dictionary definitions for nevermore

nevermore

adverb

literary never again
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Word Origin and History for nevermore

nevermore

adv.

"no longer, not any more, never again," early 12c., from never + more (adv.).

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