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however
used in The Fountainhead

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However, complications may...
Definition
though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)

(Based on idea 1 we might not expect idea 2, but this is a way of saying that even though idea 1 exists, we still have idea 2.  Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
  • A man's spirit, however, is his self.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (38% in)
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, I am anxious to forestall, if possible, what appears to be a tragedy, the spectacle of a young man of your obvious mental gifts setting out deliberately to make a mess of his life.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (83% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • It was, however, built of white marble.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (48% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The Frink National Bank Building, however, was a great success.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (49% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • More important, however, is the symbolic significance of a building such as this rising in our imperial city.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (4% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He doesn't say much, only: 'God made the elephant for toil and the mosquito for flitting about, and it's not advisable, as a rule, to experiment with the laws of nature, however, if you want to try it, my dear child...'
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (57% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He despised, however, all architects.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (95% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • But with hard work, perhaps...Architecture is a difficult profession, however, and the competition is stiff, you know, very stiff...And now, if you'll excuse me, my secretary has an appointment waiting for me....
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (91% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • It was not known to anyone, however, save to Guy Francon and a very few others, that Gail Wynand owned the corporation which owned the corporation which owned the Noyes-Belmont Hotel.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (20% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, a mass meeting of strike sympathizers had been called for this evening.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (31% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • It has, however, everything: the mezzanine with the colonnade and the stairway with a goitre and the cartouches in the form of looped leather belts.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (91% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He felt, however, that he had to attend this time, because the occasion was to be in honor of the completion of one more capitol by Ralston Holcombe in some state or another.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (11% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He bowed over her hand, however, this afternoon as usual, and she smiled from behind the silver teapot.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (18% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, it's quite all right, since we both admit it.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (27% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, the board must see the drawings before they make a decision.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (56% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He saw, however, a story about Ellsworth M. Toohey.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (2% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • There are, however, occasions when we are forced to acknowledge the promise of an approach—brilliantly close—to what we designate loosely by the term of greatness.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (21% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Regrettable, however.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (42% in)
  • Sorry, however, that that's all you picked out of my little speech.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (15% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, I don't know who'll even bother to understand.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (70% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Ellsworth, however, had been born puny in health.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (8% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Ellsworth, however, was the ruler of the household, by a tacit, voluntary submission of both parents, though his father could never understand the cause of his own share in that submission.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (10% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, I have nothing to sell you.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (41% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, that's how it's done.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (47% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Principally, however, the whole thing was an experiment.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (43% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, that's abstraction.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (45% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • The plaintiff's attorney stated his case in a simple opening address; it was true, he admitted, that Hopton Stoddard had given Roark full freedom to design and build the Temple; the point was, however, that Mr. Stoddard had clearly specified and expected a temple; the building in question could not be considered a temple by any known standards; as the plaintiff proposed to prove with the help of the best authorities in the field.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (58% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • I think Mr. Toohey knows that, however.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (94% in)
  • What's the difference, however?
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (98% in)
  • However, you did have the good sense to admit that your act was futile.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 (10% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • ...However, that's not why I'm doing it.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (91% in)
  • One phase of his life, however, was little known and never mentioned.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (83% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • To be logical, however, we should not think of punishment for those who are rotten.
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (77% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, it would be advisable not to delay it.
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (87% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Your major premise, however, is: he's a dangerous kind of man.
    3.5 — Part 3 Chapter 5 (43% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • I do grant you, however, that Mr. Howard Roark is a great temptation to me.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (72% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, I'm sure you'll succeed.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (6% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Such, however, is the whole moral atmosphere of our century—the century of the second-rater.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (47% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • They, however, are above sacrificing to any cause or consideration whatsoever.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (49% in)
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
There are no more uses of "however" flagged with this meaning in The Fountainhead.

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  • A great many things and people had stood in his way, however; but he had never noticed them.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (1% in)

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