natheless
or nathless adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English nā thē lǣs not the less Date: before 12th century archaic nevertheless, notwithstanding

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  • natheless — [nath′lisnāth′lis, nath′lis] adv. [ME natheles < OE < na, never + the (for thy, instrumental case of def. art.) + læs, less] Archaic nevertheless: also nathless [nath′lis] …   English World dictionary

  • natheless — /nayth lis, nath /, Archaic. adv. nevertheless. Also, nathless /nath lis/. [bef. 900; ME; OE nathelaes, equiv. to na not (see NA) + the, var. of thy instrumental sing. definite article (see THE2) + laes LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • natheless — adverb /ˈneɪθlɪs/ Nevertheless …   Wiktionary

  • natheless — nevertheless; notwithstanding Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • natheless — nevertheless. RG. 375 …   Oldest English Words

  • natheless — adv. (Archaic) nevertheless; however, notwithstanding …   English contemporary dictionary

  • natheless — [ neɪθlɪs] (also nathless) adverb archaic nevertheless. Origin OE …   English new terms dictionary

  • natheless — nathe·less …   English syllables

  • natheless — nathe•less [[t]ˈneɪθ lɪs, ˈnæθ [/t]] also nath•less [[t]ˈnæθ [/t]] adv. archaic nevertheless • Etymology: bef. 900; ME; OE nāthēlǣs=nā not (see no I) +thē, var. of thȳ instrumental sing. definite article (see the II) +lǣs less …   From formal English to slang

  • natheless — …   Useful english dictionary

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