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- [After Scrooge was rude] His nephew left the room without an angry word, notwithstanding.1 — Marley's Ghost (27% in)
notwithstanding = despite what just happened (in this case, even though Scrooge was rude to his nephew, the nephew did not express an angry word.)
- ""You are not looking at it," said Scrooge.
"But I see it," said the Ghost, "notwithstanding."1 — Marley's Ghost (76% in)
- It was a remarkable quality of the Ghost (which Scrooge had observed at the baker's), that notwithstanding his gigantic size, he could accommodate himself to any place with ease; and that he stood beneath a low roof quite as gracefully and like a supernatural creature, as it was possible he could have done in any lofty hall.3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (29% in)
notwithstanding = in spite of that
notwithstanding = in spite of
There are no more uses of "notwithstanding" in A Christmas Carol.
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