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From never (not at all) +‎ the +‎ less; compare never the wiser

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nevertheless (not comparable)

  1. (conjunctive) In spite of what preceded; yet.
    • Heb. 12:11
      No chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless, afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness.
    • 2013 September-October, Michael Sivak, “Will AC Put a Chill on the Global Energy Supply?”, in American Scientist:
      Nevertheless, it is clear that the global energy demand for air-conditioning will grow substantially as nations become more affluent, with the consequences of climate change potentially accelerating the demand.

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