Whenceforth vs Henceforth - What's the difference?

whenceforth | henceforth |


In formal|lang=en terms the difference between whenceforth and henceforth

is that whenceforth is (formal) from which place, time, or point forth; forth from which; onward from which while henceforth is (formal) from now on; from this time on.

As adverbs the difference between whenceforth and henceforth

is that whenceforth is (formal) from which place, time, or point forth; forth from which; onward from which while henceforth is (formal) from now on; from this time on.

whenceforth

English

Adverb

(-)
  • (formal) From which place, time, or point forth; forth from which; onward from which.
  • With great reluctance, he was introduced to pomegranates, whenceforth he refused any other fruit.
  • (formal, interrogative) Forth from what place, time, or point; onward from what place, time, or point.
  • Whenceforth ought we to maintain radio-silence?

    henceforth

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (formal) From now on; from this time on.
  • * William Shakespeare, Macbeth , Act I, scene II:
  • My thanes and kinsmen,/'Henceforth be earls, the first that ever Scotland /In such an honour named
    I will try to do a better job, henceforth , now that I know the proper technique!

    Synonyms

    * henceforward