Hitherto vs Whenceforth - What's the difference?

hitherto | whenceforth |


As adverbs the difference between hitherto and whenceforth

is that hitherto is (formal|or|legal) up to this or that time while whenceforth is (formal) from which place, time, or point forth; forth from which; onward from which.

hitherto

English

Adverb

(-)
  • (formal, or, legal) Up to this or that time.
  • * 1830 , Anna Maria Porter, The Barony (volume 3, page 460)
  • The exhaustless conjecturings of that evening's full conversation, made such of the small party, as had hitherto been strangers, well acquainted with each other's turn of mind

    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?