Definition of nevertheless in English:



  • In spite of that; notwithstanding; all the same.

    ‘statements which, although literally true, are nevertheless misleading’
    • ‘Warm, arid and scented it may have been, but it was an irritant nevertheless.’
    • ‘Inexperienced as an actor, she nevertheless took on the challenge, making the role her own.’
    • ‘While his education was intense, it was nevertheless exclusively in philosophy.’
    • ‘Others are less jaded but believe nevertheless that its popularity has diminished its value.’
    • ‘While remaining strong, Britain should nevertheless offer a hand of friendship.’
    • ‘But he was nevertheless disgruntled that he himself would not be donning the shirt.’
    • ‘It is nevertheless haunted by the spirits of some of the finest English poets, writers and artists.’
    • ‘She owns up, nevertheless, to buying art and two homes in Malibu and Vancouver.’
    • ‘It is nevertheless surprising to find how clearly he saw the problems that were developing in Europe.’
    • ‘Any risk is said to be tiny, but it is potentially devastating nevertheless.’
    • ‘It was a story already well aired in April, but worth repeating nevertheless.’
    • ‘I'll be there, nevertheless, but it would be informative to know what to expect coming in.’
    • ‘Investors already exposed should nevertheless hold on to see what transpires.’
    • ‘Weighed down with bags, he nevertheless looks as if he has long since recovered from his nightmare.’
    • ‘He was an extremely colourful man but was nevertheless full of good advice at the start of my political career.’
    • ‘He was born with deformities in both legs but nevertheless became a champion rider and high jumper in his teens.’
    • ‘She comes across as a needy figure who nevertheless can not stomach true commitment.’
    • ‘While this was a comfortable win for the Boys, nevertheless they had to work hard for it.’
    • ‘She turned down a small role in Breathless, but nevertheless had married Godard within the year.’
    • ‘It is nevertheless the set of attitudes which eventuated in the development of modern capitalism.’
    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
    still and all
    howbeit, withal, natheless
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