Notwithstanding

Definition of Notwithstanding

Not`with`stand´ing
prep.1.Without prevention, or obstruction from or by; in spite of.
We gentil women bee
Loth to displease any wight,
Notwithstanding our great right.
- Chaucer's Dream.
Those on whom Christ bestowed miraculous cures were so transported that their gratitude made them, notwithstanding his prohibition, proclaim the wonders he had done.
- Dr. H. More.
adv. 1.Nevertheless; however; although; as, I shall go, notwithstanding it rains.
I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant. Notwithstanding, in thy days I will not do it.
- 1 Kings xi. 11, 12.
They which honor the law as an image of the wisdom of God himself, are, notwithstanding, to know that the same had an end in Christ.
- Hooker.
You did wisely and honestly too, notwithstanding
She is the greatest beauty in the parish.
- Fielding.
Notwithstanding that
notwithstanding; although.
These days were ages to him, notwithstanding that he was basking in the smiles of the pretty Mary.
- W. Irving.

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after all, again, albeit, all the same, although, at all events, at any rate, but, despite, even, even so, for all that, howbeit, however, in any case, in any event, in spite, just the same, nevertheless, nonetheless, rather, regardless of, still, though, when, yet
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