Origin of notwithstanding
Examples from the Web for notwithstanding
And Rand Paul notwithstanding, most GOP insiders believe them, too.
Some of the wilder criticisms of me notwithstanding, my column Monday made two basic points.
He is the acme of political correctness (notwithstanding the odd drone directed at “AfPak”).Mr. Politically Correct Obama, Meet Your Opposite, India’s Mr. Modi|Tunku Varadarajan|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Notwithstanding propaganda on both sides that would make it seem so, this is not a simple good-guy bad-guy fight.
Notwithstanding, their opposition, Proposition 209 became law.
Notwithstanding this copy-book preamble, my boy, I am inclined to suggest a little prudence on your part.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume One|Abraham Lincoln
This is true; vital statistics and fiction to the contrary, notwithstanding.The Sheriff of Badger|George B. Pattullo
But she gave in, notwithstanding her leadership, before the chill of Merles little reserves.Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern
Notwithstanding its name this variety is not certainly of Belgian origin.The Pears of New York|U. P. Hedrick
Her face, notwithstanding its pallor, was like the face of a little child.To Win the Love He Sought|E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for notwithstanding
Word Origin for notwithstanding
Word Origin and History for notwithstanding
late 14c., notwiþstondynge, from not + present participle of the verb withstand. A loan-translation of Medieval Latin non obstante "being no hindrance," from ablative of obstans, present participle of obstare "stand opposite to" (see obstacle). As an adverb and as a conjunction from early 15c.