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nevermore

[nev-er-mawr, -mohr]
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adverb
  1. never again; never thereafter: And nevermore were the elves seen in that town.
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Origin of nevermore

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at never, more
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Examples from the Web for nevermore

Historical Examples

  • So died the witch, and nevermore do mothers say when children misbehave.

    Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

    Alfred Carmichael

  • It seemed as if nevermore would she escape the imagined sight.

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • Hop over the sticks and lie crossed on the floor, And you're man and wife for nevermore.

    The Manxman

    Hall Caine

  • All were sure that Alice nevermore would be troubled by Paul Lanier.

    Oswald Langdon

    Carson Jay Lee

  • Nevermore should I spend the tranquil evening hours with Wordsworth and with Tennyson!

    Fibble, D. D.

    Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb


British Dictionary definitions for nevermore

nevermore

adverb
  1. literary never again
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Word Origin and History for nevermore

adv.

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

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