Definition of evermore in US English:



  • (chiefly used for rhetorical effect or in ecclesiastical contexts) always.

    ‘we pray that we may evermore dwell in him and he in us’
    • ‘Would you like the state to step in and interfere with the free (and so far completely one-sided) discussion that is driving people towards evermore extreme positions, or not?’
    • ‘Families are enduring evermore stresses and strains.’
    • ‘It's not difficult to see why magazines are turning to evermore aggressive retail tactics.’
    • ‘You don't need actual pain in hell; the knowledge that laughter is evermore denied is pain enough.’
    • ‘Ten years gone we've been fighting this battle of evermore, and its nobody's fault but mine.’
    • ‘I for one have always promoted our need to become evermore involved in governmental affairs at all levels.’
    • ‘It is there to deliver us, for an evening and evermore.’
    • ‘This is an alarming and dangerous practice, especially as the evermore financially successful cranks now employ well-produced TV ads and huge billboards and posters employing popular movie actors.’
    • ‘If victimisation's grip over artists like him is moot, maybe its ability to regiment society evermore is defective as well.’
    • ‘While legal reforms are clearly needed, some critics say what is vital is to reverse a generation-old trend towards evermore sexual permissiveness.’
    • ‘This is good stuff, the chords and the melody seem evermore effective on this percussive version, and to quote the sleeve notes ‘If you feel like dancing, why not?’’
    • ‘So sing hallelujah for the new flat, where sleep will evermore be uninterrupted by a flush of flushing, and my beloved can go back to believing that women's bottoms smell of flowers.’
    • ‘In Europe and the USA, all news is bad news: the media is often full of health scares, food panics and potential lifestyle risks, which join in people's minds, creating a powerful sense that we live in an evermore dangerous world.’
    • ‘Thus, both band and fans grew alike together in their musical education, and are bound evermore in a swirling mutual appreciation of the smaller person's universe.’
    • ‘Me, I suspect they are growing evermore desperate to retrospectively ‘justify’ their war, as the fruits of it grow more tragic, disastrous and perhaps even strategically-catastrophic for America.’
    • ‘Part of the problem is that journalists are evermore suspicious of government spin to manipulate the media.’
    • ‘You will be alive, fruitful, and charming evermore because of my constant love.’
    • ‘I shall create grandchildren in his image to remind you evermore.’
    • ‘The child alone with her or his book is, for me, the true image of potential happiness, of something evermore about to be.’
    • ‘This control of minutiae, of the void, and of the illusion of representation presented as the control of ‘nothing,’ is what determines and shapes our relationship within an evermore digitized society.’
    always, forever, for ever and ever, ever, for always, for all time, until the end of time, eternally, in perpetuity
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