nowhither

[ noh-hwith-er, -with- ]
/ ˈnoʊˌʰwɪð ər, -ˌwɪð- /

adverb

to no place; nowhere: paths leading nowhither.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of nowhither

before 900; Middle English nohwider, Old English nāhwider. See no1, whither
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British Dictionary definitions for nowhither

nowhither
/ (ˈnəʊˌwɪðə) /

adverb

archaic to no place; to nowhere

Word Origin for nowhither

Old English nāhwider. See neither
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