nonetheless

[nuhn-thuh-les]

adverb

however; nevertheless.

Nearby words

  1. nones,
  2. nonessential,
  3. nonessential amino acid,
  4. nonesuch,
  5. nonet,
  6. nonethnic,
  7. nonevent,
  8. nonexclusive,
  9. nonexecutive,
  10. nonexecutive director

Origin of nonetheless

First recorded in 1840–50; from the phrase none the less

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British Dictionary definitions for nonetheless

nonetheless

sentence connector

despite that; however; nevertheless
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Word Origin and History for nonetheless

nonetheless

1839, as phrase none the less; contracted into one word from c.1930.

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