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nonetheless

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Definition in spite of that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nevertheless, all the same, still,  and however.)
  • Sometimes she gets angry and loses her temper, but I love her nonetheless.
nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • The class was hard. It was nonetheless my favorite.
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • She loves him. Nonetheless, she is determined to stop seeing him unless he stops drinking.
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • He knew it was nothing to be proud of, but he felt proud nonetheless.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Well, OK, maybe they weren't so sweet and lovable, but they were good nonetheless.
    Dav Pilkey  --  Captain Underpants (# 1)
  • nonetheless = even though other things were just said that might not seem to go with this truth
  • Nadia's mother and sister were quiet women and her father a man who tried to be quiet, thinking this a virtue, but who nonetheless came to a boil easily and often where Nadia was concerned.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • nonetheless = Even though what was just said is true, the surprising statement that follows is also true.
  • He did not turn it all the way round as he felt his neck becoming stiff, but it was nonetheless enough to see that nothing behind him had changed, only his sister had stood up.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • He probably did not even know himself what he had in mind, but nonetheless lifted his feet unusually high.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Saeed and Nadia did not move, but their house began to change nonetheless.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • But most people began to gaze at their own doors a little differently nonetheless.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • nonetheless = in spite of what was said previously (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Nonetheless, Gregor's father came into the living room before he went into the kitchen, bowed once with his cap in his hand and did his round of the table.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • It pressed down on his back a little, and he was no longer able to lift his head, but he nonetheless felt immediately at ease and his only regret was that his body was too broad to get it all underneath.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • nonetheless = in spite of that (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • But Nadia was nonetheless reminded of her apartment in the city of her birth, which she had loved, reminded of what it was like to live there alone, and while the first night she slept not at all, and the second only fitfully, as the days passed she slept better and better, and this room came to feel to her like home.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • nonetheless = in spite of what was said previously (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • Nadia, who watched and smiled and usually said little in these gatherings, thought the couple a bit like the queen and king of a domain populated otherwise solely by women, a transient domain that would last only a few short seasons, and she wondered if perhaps they thought the same and had decided, nonetheless, to savor it.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • nonetheless = Even though what was just said is true, the surprising statement that follows is also true.
  • But there was nonetheless a spirit of at least intermittent optimism that refused entirely to die in Marin, perhaps because Marin was less violent than most of the places its residents had fled, or because of the view, its position on the edge of a continent, overlooking the world's widest ocean, or because of the mix of its people, or its proximity to that realm of giddy technology that stretched down the bay like a bent thumb, ever poised to meet the curved finger of Marin in a...
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • nonetheless = in spite of what was said previously (used to connect contrasting ideas)
  • ...would be trapped here forever, or until hunger forced them back through one of the doors that led to undesirable places, the doors that were left unguarded, what people in the camps referred to as mousetraps, but which, in resignation, some people were nonetheless trying, especially those who had exhausted their resources, venturing through them to the same place from which they had come, or to another unknown place when they thought anything would be better than where they had been.
    Moshin Hamid  --  Exit West
  • nonetheless = Even though what was just said is true, the surprising statement that follows is also true.
  • I believe it none the less because that nook is in a Church, and she was weak and erring.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • In this I fancy that in any case he made a miscalculation, and that, if we had not been there, his doom would none the less have been sealed.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Nonetheless, they were extremely difficult jobs, often marked by eighty-hour workweeks, low salary and virtually no job security.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  Bud, Not Buddy
  • The fact is none the less true, however, and the colder the day the more apparent it became.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie

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