nonetheless

See also: none the less

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English *non-the-les, variant of no-the-les, noþeles, naþelees, from Old English nān þȳ lǣs, nā þē lǣs, nā þȳ lǣs, equivalent to none +‎ the +‎ less.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˌnʌnðəˈlɛs/

AdverbEdit

nonetheless (not comparable)

  1. (conjunctive) Nevertheless.
    • 2013 May-June, William E. Conner, “An Acoustic Arms Race”, in American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 206-7:
      Nonetheless, some insect prey take advantage of clutter by hiding in it. Earless ghost swift moths become “invisible” to echolocating bats by forming mating clusters close (less than half a meter) above vegetation and effectively blending into the clutter of echoes that the bat receives from the leaves and stems around them.

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