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EtymologyEdit

Blend of forever +‎ evermore.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fəˈɹɛv.ə.mɔː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /fɔːɹˈɛv.ɚ.mɔːɹ/
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AdverbEdit

forevermore (not comparable)

  1. At any or all times in the future; forever
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. I, Phenomena
      Poor Pope; and I am told he is fast growing bankrupt too; and will, in a measurable term of years (a great way within the ‘three hundred’), not have a penny to make his pot boil! His old rheumatic back will then get to rest; and himself and his stage-properties sleep well in Chaos forevermore.
    • 1922, Clark Ashton Smith, Eidolon:
      A frozen sun forevermore the same.

Usage notesEdit

  • In the United Kingdom and most of the Commonwealth, the spelling for evermore is the usual form. In Canada and the United States, generally only forevermore is used.

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