nonetheless; notwithstanding; however; in spite of that: a small but nevertheless important change.

1250–1300; Middle English; replacing natheles, notheles natheless; see never, the2, less

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nevertheless (ˌnɛvəðəˈlɛs)
sentence connector
in spite of that; however; yet

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, neuer þe lesse; as one word from early 14c., neuerþeles. The sense of never here is "not at all; none the," as in unmerged expressions such as never the wiser, never the worse. M.E. also had neverthelater in same sense.
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Example sentences
Not a very good minion, but a minion nevertheless.
But most regulars are nevertheless bummed about the site's shaky future.
The message, nevertheless, is sound.
But the times, nevertheless, have changed.
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