Nevermore vs Nevertheless - What's the difference?

nevermore | nevertheless |

As adverbs the difference between nevermore and nevertheless

is that nevermore is never again while nevertheless is (conjunctive) in spite of what preceded; yet.




  • Never again.
  • * 1845 , Edgar Allan Poe, '' (published in the ''New York Evening Mirror )
  • And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting
    On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
    And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,
    And the lamplight o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
    And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
         Shall be lifted - nevermore !



    Alternative forms

    * ne'ertheless


  • (conjunctive) In spite of what preceded; yet.
  • * 12:11
  • No chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless , afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=September-October, author= Michael Sivak
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Will AC Put a Chill on the Global Energy Supply? , passage=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.}}


    * (in spite of what preceded) still, nonetheless, yet, though, however