nevertheless nevertheless  /ˌnɛ vər ðə ˈlɛs/


  • (adv) despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)


  1. This disastrous turn of events nevertheless failed to dissipate popular fascination with the British royals.
  2. Insisting he had done nothing wrong, Arbuckle nevertheless went through three trials, hounded by newspapers and morality groups each time.
  3. Thus converted to art, the pigs avoided the slaughterhouse; animal rights activists were nevertheless not amused.


  1. A Mid-south camp is taking flight

    The odds of an inner city child being exposed to an airplane, nevertheless to the world of aviation, is often slim to none.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 13 Memphis

  2. Why Silver ETFs Have Underperformed Gold

    Gold ETFs have corrected hard in 2013 after hitting multi-year highs. Nevertheless, gold has not had it as bad as silver and related exchange traded funds. The iShares Silver Trust (NYSEArca: SLV) has ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. My 2013 Major League Soccer All-Star Ballot

    COMMENTARY | I don't like a single thing about the Major League Soccer All-Star game. It occurs in the middle of the season, it involves European clubs that do not in any way legitimize America's top-flight league, and it is just one of several friendlies involving MLS sides that happen during what should be league match days. The exhibition continues to be a yearly occurrence nevertheless, so I ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "I recognize how difficult it was to grasp the extent and complexity of the problem, to obtain reliable information and to make the right decisions in the light of conflicting expert advice," Benedict wrote. "Nevertheless, it must be admitted...
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Nevertheless, they also are solaced by the fact they aren't at full strength. ...... It's always a rationalization process. From our perspective, they weren't at full strength, and to be able to win these three games is very important," he said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Joe Maddon Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "Fr. Pfleger does not believe this to be the right step at this time," George said in the statement. "While respecting his disagreement, I have nevertheless asked him to use this opportunity to reflect on his recent statements and actions in...
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Cardinal Francis George Source: CNN

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