toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books

albeit

used in a sentence
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition although (used to introduce a phrase that reduces or modifies the effect of what preceded it)
  • She is just a person, albeit a very powerful person.
albeit = although
  • The problem is correctable, albeit with some pain.
  • albeit = although
  • Perhaps only because her mother was there, she remained calm, bent her face to her so that she would not look round and said, albeit hurriedly and with a tremor in her voice: "Come on, let's go back in the living room for a while?"
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • albeit = although (used to introduce a phrase that reduces the effect of what preceded it)
  • IN ROME the grass grows even in January and crops come in, albeit slowly, in December and February.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • We looked at each other and hope stirred, albeit cautiously, making us cheerful.
    Kamala Markandaya  --  Nectar in a Sieve
  • And, Prince of Wales, so dare we venture thee, Albeit considerations infinite Do make against it.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 1
  • They went timidly enough, albeit unhappily.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • " "Bates," I say, because this is another detail I didn't know, albeit insignificant.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • Albeit with stipulations for verification of their safe delivery to Sierra Leone, no doubt.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Slumped in his wheelchair, the dying director was still breathing, albeit barely, sucking in sputtering gasps.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • So I can see the jarring scene, albeit in gray. scale: Margo Roth Spiegelman sits in a black leather office chair, hunched over a school desk, writing.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Harris argued, albeit gently, that parents are wrong to think they contribute so mightily to their child's personality.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • But with it, I'd taken a stand against my mother, albeit small, for the first time in as long as I could remember.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • Would I truly become a goddess—albeit a baby factory goddess—should I actually find my way to the Celestial Kingdom?
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • It conked out later and had to be written off as a failure, albeit a noble one.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
  • As David looked on, Connor was doing a funny, albeit cruel, impersonation of Cynthia applauding Nolan's efforts on the fiddle.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • As the summer wore on, my dad continued to improve, albeit slowly.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • More importantly, I would become an artificer in my own right, albeit a fledgling one.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • For hours, the only sounds were of pages turning as all escaped into a different world, albeit in proximity to one another.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • KATE'S head comes up on this, and KELLER stares hard; ANNIE'S tone is cheerful enough, albeit level as gunfire.
    William Gibson  --  The Miracle Worker

Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®
Search for other examples by interest
InterestSource
General — Google News®
General — Time® Magazine
General — Twitter®