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nevertheless
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

12 uses
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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.)
  • Nevertheless, Alec did not object to that confession.
    1 — The Maiden (93% in)
  • Some such collapse had been probable, so tender and puny was its frame; but the event came as a shock nevertheless.
    2 — Maiden No More (69% in)
  • Nevertheless, something nebulous, preoccupied, vague, in his bearing and regard, marked him as one who probably had no very definite aim or concern about his material future.
    3 — The Rally (26% in)
  • At times, nevertheless, it did seem unaccountable to her that a decidedly bookish, musical, thinking young man should have chosen deliberately to be a farmer, and not a clergyman, like his father and brothers.
    3 — The Rally (48% in)
  • Farming, of course, means roughing it externally; but high thinking may go with plain living, nevertheless.
    4 — The Consequence (11% in)
  • But she IS a lady, nevertheless—in feeling and nature.
    4 — The Consequence (15% in)
  • "We'll hope, nevertheless," said Mr Clare.
    4 — The Consequence (21% in)
  • Nevertheless humanity stood before him no longer in the pensive sweetness of Italian art, but in the staring and ghastly attitudes of a Wiertz Museum, and with the leer of a study by Van Beers.
    5 — The Woman Pays (42% in)
  • She knew that it was all sentiment, all baseless impressibility, which had caused her to read the scene as her own condemnation; nevertheless she could not get over it; she could not contravene in her own defenceless person all those untoward omens.
    5 — The Woman Pays (96% in)
  • Nevertheless, he loved his misnamed Angel, and in secret mourned over this treatment of him as Abraham might have mourned over the doomed Isaac while they went up the hill together.
    6 — The Convert (56% in)
  • Nevertheless she addressed her mind to the tender question of what she could do to please him best if he should arrive.
    6 — The Convert (63% in)
  • Nevertheless, the visit of Angel Clare to her well-paying tenants, Mr and Mrs d'Urberville, as she deemed them, was sufficiently exceptional in point of time and manner to reinvigorate the feminine proclivity which had been stifled down as useless save in its bearings to the letting trade.
    7 — Fulfilment (40% in)

There are no more uses of "nevertheless" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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