[ nev-er-mawr, -mohr ]
See synonyms for nevermore on
  1. never again; never thereafter: And nevermore were the elves seen in that town.

Origin of nevermore

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

Words Nearby nevermore Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use nevermore in a sentence

  • It all was "leading up to a great revolution, an impulse given by Providence, nevermore to recede, till it has reached its end."

    The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
  • And my soul from out that pool of Purple shadow on the floor, Shall be lifted nevermore!

  • May the horror below nevermore find a voice,—Nor man stretch too far the wide mercy of Heaven!

  • But if he heeds the call, and cheerfully goes where God appoints, God will go with him; he shall nevermore be left alone.

  • From her history the shadow of the Horde, one is tempted to forebode, in the words of Poe, shall be lifted nevermore.

British Dictionary definitions for nevermore


/ (ˌnɛvəˈmɔː) /

  1. literary never again

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