Origin of nowise

1350–1400; Middle English. See no2, -wise Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nowise

Historical Examples of nowise

  • By this we mean what can in nowise be so clearly defined as by "rough-house."

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus

    Wilton Wallace Blancke

  • Margaret was in nowise abashed by the presence of the magistrate.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • Her dress was nowise trim, and suggested neither tidiness nor disorder.

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • After all, Sabina was nowise to blame: why should the child be punished?

    The Golden Age

    Kenneth Grahame

  • It is a Sibylline answer which nowise prejudices what he may do in future.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

British Dictionary definitions for nowise



another word for noway
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