Definition of howbeit in US English:



  • Nevertheless; however.

    ‘howbeit, I've no proof of the thing’
    • ‘But I suspect even that was fueled by the hot coal of self-regard, howbeit self-regard is often the product of self-loathing.’
    • ‘Howbeit she returned not again, but sat upon the branch of the cassia tree.’
    • ‘All it takes is one jealous phone call or tip to Immigration and your world will collapse, howbeit temporarily.’
    • ‘Howbeit he abode amid his beaked, seafaring ships in utter wrath against Agamemnon, Atreus' son, shepherd of the host.’
    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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