Definition of whencesoever in English:


relative adverb

archaic, formal
  • From whatever place or source.

    • ‘The income and property of the Society whencesoever derived shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the Society as set forth in the Constitution.’
    • ‘Therefore no more do I put faith in tidings, whencesoever they may come, neither have I regard unto any divination, whereof my mother may inquire at the lips of a diviner, when she hath bidden him to the hall.’
    • ‘‘O man, whosoever thou art and whencesoever thou comest, for I know that thou wilt come, I am Cyrus, and I won for the Persians their empire.’’
    • ‘Whencesoever thou comest forth (for prayer, O Muhammad) turn thy face toward the Inviolable Place of Worship.’
    • ‘Therefore it must be inferred that good counsels, whencesoever they come, are born of the wisdom of the prince, and not the wisdom of the prince from good counsels.’