Definition of howbeit in English:



  • Nevertheless; however.

    ‘howbeit, I've no proof of the thing’
    • ‘Howbeit she returned not again, but sat upon the branch of the cassia tree.’
    • ‘Howbeit he abode amid his beaked, seafaring ships in utter wrath against Agamemnon, Atreus' son, shepherd of the host.’
    • ‘All it takes is one jealous phone call or tip to Immigration and your world will collapse, howbeit temporarily.’
    • ‘But I suspect even that was fueled by the hot coal of self-regard, howbeit self-regard is often the product of self-loathing.’
    in spite of everything, in spite of that, nonetheless, even so, however, but, still, yet, though, be that as it may, for all that, despite everything, despite that, after everything, having said that, that said, just the same, all the same, at the same time, in any event, come what may, at any rate, notwithstanding, regardless, anyway, anyhow
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