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notwithstanding
used in Frankenstein

6 uses
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Definition
in spite of; or in spite of the thing mentioned
(Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nevertheless, nonetheless, all the same, still,  and however.)
  • I was undisturbed by thoughts which during the preceding year had pressed upon me, notwithstanding my endeavours to throw them off, with an invincible burden.
    Chapter 6 (95% in)
  • No one would believe it at first; and even now Elizabeth will not be convinced, notwithstanding all the evidence.
    Chapter 7 (78% in)
  • For my own part, I do not hesitate to say that, notwithstanding all the evidence produced against her, I believe and rely on her perfect innocence.
    Chapter 8 (42% in)
  • I am not one of your enemies, I believed you guiltless, notwithstanding every evidence, until I heard that you had yourself declared your guilt.
    Chapter 8 (66% in)
  • As Mr. Kirwin said this, notwithstanding the agitation I endured on this retrospect of my sufferings, I also felt considerable surprise at the knowledge he seemed to possess concerning me.
    Chapter 21 (53% in)
  • I did not weep, but I knelt down and with a full heart thanked my guiding spirit for conducting me in safety to the place where I hoped, notwithstanding my adversary's gibe, to meet and grapple with him.
    Chapter 24 (21% in)

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