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Definition in spite of that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nonetheless, all the same, still,  and however.)
  • The class was hard. Nevertheless, it was my favorite.
nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • She loves him. Nevertheless, she is determined to stop seeing him unless he stops drinking.
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • But nevertheless they tell us all things which we want to know.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • nevertheless = in spite of what was just said
  • He did indeed always refer to us as swine, but there was, nevertheless, a certain respect in his tone.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • ... she now has a pig. A small one, to be sure, but nevertheless a pig.
    E. B. White  --  Charlotte's Web
  • nevertheless = even though what was just said is true, it is also true that [she has]
  • To the European world the whole province was a barbaric frontier inhabited by a sect of fanatics who, nevertheless, were shipping out products of slowly increasing quantity and value.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • nevertheless = in spite of what was just said
  • The decrease in size, from Ralph down, was gradual; and though there was a dubious region inhabited by Simon and Robert and Maurice, nevertheless no one had any difficulty in recognizing biguns at one end and littluns at the other.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • The place was self-sufficient: modest in comparison with the empires around it, the Landing nevertheless produced everything required to sustain life except ice, wheat flour, and articles of clothing, supplied by river-boats from Mobile.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Nevertheless, I did all I could to give him hope.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • But I forgive you, nevertheless, because it is such eloquent witness to your great love for me.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  A Doll's House
  • nevertheless = in spite of what was just said (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Slightly dizzy, he nevertheless kept his eyes wide open, rain was speckling his glasses and...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • I had never stood still for more than five seconds in my life. Nevertheless, I tried.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • He was very ably defended and made a good impression on the jury in the witness box. Nevertheless, on the evidence, he was certainly guilty.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • nevertheless = in spite of what was just said (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • The bed was good and the pajamas of the softest silk, and he was tired in every fiber of his being, but nevertheless Rainsford could not quiet his brain with the opiate of sleep.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • He was deceived, and continued to report to the outside world that there was no food shortage on Animal Farm. Nevertheless, towards the end of January it became obvious that it would be necessary to procure some more grain from somewhere.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • nevertheless = in spite of what was just said
  • Moreover he is at least sixty years old and has a hump on his back and his face resembles that of an ape. Nevertheless my father, because of the wealth and power of this Ahoshta, and being persuaded by his wife, sent messengers offering me in marriage,
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Ginny did not seek another one-to-one meeting with Harry for the rest of the day, nor by any look or gesture did she show that they had shared more than polite conversation in her room. Nevertheless, Charlie's arrival came as a relief to Harry.
    It provided a distraction...
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • HALE: I may only fear the Lord, sir, but there is fear in the country nevertheless.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • nevertheless = in spite of what was just said (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • A machine-gun barks, but is silenced with a bomb. Nevertheless, the couple of seconds has sufficed to give us five stomach wounds.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • nevertheless = in spite of what was just said (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Nevertheless, the northern European tradition of work, play, and food right through the day, made it possible for them to adjust themselves wholly to this new rhythm.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
nevertheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)

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